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The Origins Range

Our Origins range represents our starter models and provides the minimum standard you should expect from any of our Luxury Mattresses. These have been specifically designed to achieve the best mattresses you can get within this price range.

Origins Pocket Reflex 1000
An excellent ‘all-rounder’ with layers of soft foam and polyester over pocket springs, which provide comfort, durability and a supportive firmer feel.   
FROM £485

The Artisan Range

Our Artisan range of Luxury Mattresses are as bespoke as you can get. All mattresses within this range can be tailored precisely to your needs by altering the spring tensions across the entire mattress, or by combining two different spring tensions (such as medium in one half and firm in the other).

Artisan Naturals
Our best selling natural fibre mattress, packs the finest fillings on a calico pocket spring unit, to create the perfect medium feel for this price
FROM £785
Artisan Bespoke
The ultimate in firmness and 100% natural fibre fillings, this mattress provides soothing medium support, through tailored calico pocket springs.
FROM £1155
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Mattresses for Stomach Sleepers From John Ryan by Design

Finding the right mattress for your sleeping position

At John Ryan By Design, we live and breathe mattresses. But we know not everyone has the time to get into the nitty gritty of what goes into every mattress. So we’ve done all the research, all the testing and gathered all the relevant information for you. Mattress jargon can be a bit overwhelming and frustrating so we try and break it down into plain English so you can make an informed decision.

To find the perfect mattress for you, it’s helpful to understand which position you sleep in. Getting into a comfortable position is a massive part of getting a good night’s sleep. And we all have our own way of sleeping; whether it’s on our back with one leg sticking out of the covers or with a mountain of pillows propping us up on our side.

Identifying which type of sleeper you are will give you a better idea of the type of mattress you’ll need, as certain mattresses are better at giving you a good night’s rest.

A small percentage of the population are actually known as front sleepers – people who sleep on their stomach. And whilst not many people regularly sleep this way, it’s still important for those that do, to find the best mattress for stomach sleepers.

What’s the best mattress for front sleepers?

If you’re a front sleeper, you’ll tend to need more support than side sleepers because of the sensitivity of your pressure points and the risk of misaligning your spine. A mattress with good support will distribute your weight evenly and won’t put extra pressure on your back.

Stomach sleepers need to find a mattress that combines resistance with comfort. With that in mind, you should look for a firmer mattress than say a side sleeper. This will help maintain your natural alignment and leave you feeling well rested by the time morning comes around.

A firmer mattress is great for stomach sleepers as your body won’t sink into the mattress too much. A soft mattress may cause a front sleeper to sink too far into the top comfort layers, and whilst it might feel quite comfy at first, over time it will result in overarching the natural curve of your spine, causing and pain and discomfort in the long run.

However, if the mattress is too firm, it will mean your back won’t be able to relax enough to fall into its natural curve – which can also cause discomfort. So it’s important to get it right.

BodyweightSpring tension
Upto 8 Stone / 50kgSoft
8-16 Stone / 50-101kgMedium
16 Stone / 101kg UpwardsFirm

Pocket sprung mattresses for stomach sleepers

Pocket sprung mattresses are an ideal solution for those who sleep on their front. This is because they distribute your weight evenly, containing individual springs cushioned in their own pockets of material to provide a supportive foundation for your pressure points. They are far more responsive than Foam or those boxed ‘Next Gen’ Memory Foam mattresses as each spring can react independently. Where as Foam reacts as one large piece and is incredibly slow to react; leaving you in discomfort in some instances.

Pocket sprung mattresses provide a high level of support, making them suitable for people of all body sizes and ideal mattresses for stomach sleepers. Pocket sprung mattresses are of a far higher quality than both cage sprung and open coil, simply because of how they’re built and the extra support and comfort they provide. Cage sprung and open coil are the cheapest and crudest of spring units again reacting as one large area rather than independently.

John Ryan mattresses for front sleepers

At John Ryan By Design we have a range of mattresses ideal for front sleepers. In our pocket sprung collection we have the choice between luxury pocket sprung man made mattresses and luxury pocket sprung natural fibre mattresses. Of course, the difference is that one range is made with Natural Fibres and one is made with synthetic fibres.

If you’re a fan of natural fibres, you’ll love our Artisan Bespoke 004 – it’s made up of 100% natural fibres, including Wool, Bamboo, Horsetail and British Fleece Wool. Alternatively, another of the best natural fibre mattresses we offer is the Artisans Natural which is made from 85% natural fibres, including Wool and Mohair, 1600 Calico encased pocket springs and a ten year guarantee.

Our 60 day ‘Love It or Return It’ guarantee is an essential part of our business. This works on the understanding that we’ll come and collect your mattress if you aren’t satisfied with it after a 60 day period. We’ll do this free of charge and provide a full refund as well. We understand that if you’re looking for something specific, such as the best mattress for front sleepers, it’s important that you get it right.

To get more information about any of our mattresses for stomach sleepers, please contact us on 0161 437 4419.

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