Our expert says:
Hard is not necessarily good. Hard beds can be very uncomfortable and do little to support the spine in a natural recumbant posture. Some people on the other hand relate that they sleep best on a very firm mattress. Best way to judge for yourself is to lie on a few of the mattresses you are considering - feel which one is the most comfortable. Too soft is also not advisable - thus a gently firm mattress such as a pocket spring mattress or a good foam mattress (Cloud 9) is preferable.
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