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Ear plugs advice for DH?

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101twinkles Mon 10-Feb-14 14:14:16

We have a 5 week old baby and currently DH sleeps in spare room during the week as he works v long hours n needs rest. Missing DH lots and Need advice on ear plugs so DH can sleep in our room and still get the rest he needs. Can you help please?

elspethmcgillicuddy Mon 10-Feb-14 14:24:04

Silicone plugs are fantastic. They really block out all the noise. You can buy them on amazon.

ilovepowerhoop Mon 10-Feb-14 14:25:42

I used to get mine from here

cakebaby Mon 10-Feb-14 20:21:46

DH uses Mack's pillowsoft ear plugs which he buys in bilk from eBay, they were recommended to us & are far better than the foam ones

Southeastdweller Mon 10-Feb-14 20:27:53

I had a few years of noisy neighbours so am something of an expert. Please don't be tempted to skimp on the cheap ones. I found these ones best, but silicone also great.

101twinkles Wed 12-Feb-14 20:21:40

Thx everyone. Really appreciate the advice. Will discuss with DH and see which he prefers. Fingers crossed I get my DH back sleeping in our room permanently.

101twinkles Thu 27-Feb-14 23:35:19

Got the Mack's ear plugs. Unfortunately they don't do the job. Trying the foam ones instead. Fingers crossed. Thanks everyone.

Tiredemma Fri 28-Feb-14 08:50:02

DP uses the Silicon ones- they are amazing.

I used to use them after working a night shift- they really do block out all noise.

101twinkles Sat 01-Mar-14 01:02:41

Thanks. The silicon ones don't work for us. Tiredemma which ones do you use?

Tiredemma Sat 01-Mar-14 07:46:13

these ones

www.amazon.co.uk/Noise-X-Earplugs-Wax-Cotton-6Pr/dp/B001E5CF26

cheekygeeky Fri 25-Apr-14 22:53:33

Any luck twinkles? My sis is having similar problems.

FuckyNell Fri 25-Apr-14 23:00:54

These have lasted me a couple of years so far. Easy to make.

zenplugs.com

boddtm Wed 01-Nov-17 13:33:35

Anyone used these on kids?

Jellybabie3 Wed 01-Nov-17 19:01:29

100% use Howard leights laser leights (pink and yellow, or green if you have small ear canals) been using for years as i am a light sleeper and dh breathes so heavily hmm. Still use them and ds is nearly 4 weeks old....i just don't tightly put them in. That way i hear ds but ignore the snuffles and snores from both ds and dh that would otherwise keep me awake. They are disposablevand individually wrapped to keep sterile. I buy 100 pairs. But they can be used multiple times.

Jellybabie3 Wed 01-Nov-17 19:02:19

Look them up on amazon. 20ish quid for 100 pairs

Jellybabie3 Wed 01-Nov-17 19:03:08

They also fo howatd leights trial pack if you want to try all their products and get it right

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