|This brand of butterfly pillow is no longer made but there are probably others.|
Early reports suggest that sleeping on your belly (prone) is associated with a higher rate of good outcomes with Covid-19. Obviously, anything we can do to stay out of the hospital is a very good thing.
Proning vented patients significantly helps oxygenation. Even self proning the ones on nasal cannula helps. -Source
As with all things Covid-19, this is subject to revision and change as more information becomes available.
Many people sleep with a CPAP machine to overcome sleep apnea. CPAP masks and sleeping on one's belly don't always go together.
Does anybody have any tips or "essential gear" for sleeping on one's belly with a CPAP mask? Please reply in comments.
Now is the time to fiddle around with the practice.