Newborns need not only the right amount of sleep but also a high quality of sleep. As your babies continues to grow there will come a time when your little one will need a baby pillow/bed to remain comfortable throughout the night. Baby pillows, also known as infant pillows were designed for the sole purpose of providing your baby with a comfortable nights sleep. It's time to introduce a pillow. However, not just any pillow is suitable for this job. You'll need to purchase a baby pillow, which is smaller, thinner and firmer and, therefore safer, than a standard adult pillow.