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what do you wear to co sleep?

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ruth1104 Sat 07-Feb-15 09:07:51

im considering co sleeping with my (increasingly sleepless) ds. ive taken him into bed before when my dh wasnt there, but that was easy to make safe since there was loads of space to move things away from him. what do you wear/use when cosleeping? Think i need an adult sized grobag with breastfeeding clips! tia

angryangryyoungwoman Sat 07-Feb-15 09:27:32

Just pajama bottoms as it's easier. She latches herself on then!

ruth1104 Sat 07-Feb-15 09:46:06

wow your bedroom must be nice and cosy! mine isnt freezing but im normally a duvet up to the nose kinda girl, not being able to do that is a major thing putting me off!

angryangryyoungwoman Sat 07-Feb-15 10:30:12

Haha, try a button/velcro /equivalent front nightdres? With cosy socks smile

LetticeKnollys Sat 07-Feb-15 14:07:03

I have some fleece PJs, the top is the button down kind so I can just have the top few buttons open to breastfeed. Some of the really thick kind you can get might suit your purposes, but actually I do use a cover and just keep it well away from DS though I understand not everyone is comfortable doing this.

Tomkat79 Sun 08-Feb-15 16:30:25

I sleep in a thermal top...sexy! I sleep up higher with my boobs at her head level so upper body would freeze without it. Just lift it up and down as necessary

elvislives2012 Sun 08-Feb-15 16:35:05

Just long sleeve pjs that I got for a tenner off amazon and I just lift up my top when she's hungry

Acorncat Mon 09-Feb-15 15:21:41

I wear a fleecy onesie with a fleece jacket underneath, both unzipped so he can just latch on and because he uses my boob as a pillow

My bedroom is pretty chilly, I still have a thick duvet up to my waist.

ruth1104 Tue 10-Feb-15 02:54:02

ooh thanks some lovely suggestions here, dh will be delighted grin im actually not sure that co sleepings going to work for us, i cant figure out how to make the cotbed a safe bed extension and i keep falling asleep during feeding without winding ds..

cookiefiend Tue 10-Feb-15 04:18:08

I have a really thick baggy fleece type sweatshirt I wear on colder nights. DD is now 16months so don't bother winding even for daytime feeds, but I never remember winding her for night feeds unless she was up for a nappy change etc. if he falls asleep I am sure he is ok. I just used the cot as a side to the bed to stop her falling out.

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