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Snoring patner will keep baby awake!!!!!!

My patner snores the whole house! 34weeks now he wants he ,me and the baby to sleep in the same room.i don't want him missing out but how will the baby going to get some sleep? I always move to the spare room because I can't sleep.anyone going through this?

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Can you not ask him to go to GP to get it sorted before baby arrives?

You'll need to have rest when you can, and if he's keeping you awake you'll be exhausted. xx

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Your partner's snoring will almost certainly not keep your baby awake, and may even be a comfort. Noise-wise the one thing newborns sometimes struggle to cope with is silence--after the high-decibel background noise of the womb it can be a bit disconcerting at first. Of course you're a different story, so you'll have to work out an arrangement that allows you to get some sleep. To be honest, the first few nights at home don't involve anyone in the family getting much sleep, so you may find having your partner there for moral support to be helpful. After that, the novelty of being there at night may very well wear off, leaving your partner quite happy to miss out in the spare room ;) My snorer lasted a few nights in the room with us and then fled to the spare room, complaining that the baby was keeping HIM awake. Granted, sharing a room with our son is a bit like sharing a room with a deranged ewok, but he's still nowhere near as loud as "lawnmower man", as I call my husband!

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'a deranged ewok'?? LOL!

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You'll see what I mean when your bundle of joyous noise arrives ;)

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:D

A friend of mine couldn't sleep through her new baby's heavy breathing and ended up sleeping in her toddler's bedroom!

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I am also in a similar position as you - Although I dont move to the spare room but do wake him up and tell him to stop snoring :P (mean me) !! And now I am also bit used to his soft snores (not the lawnmower ones) and I think they help me sleep :P (lulabby I guess)

I am not so concerned about baby waking up because of Dad snoring - I think that never happens, babies just sleep through anything and everything - but I am sure if I wake up because of Dad snoring after the baby is here, Dad is going to be in BIG trouble !! I told him that - So we would be trying some new pillows and also consult the GP or move house (and get a still larger one - as both my in-laws and my Mom would also be coming, with my mom staying over for atleast 3 months with us - we might need a third bedroom, before I freak out)

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Your partner will not keep your baby awake, they can sleep through anything when they want to. We had the opposite when my 2nd baby was born the babies snoring was keeping US awake so we put him in his own room at 6 weeks as I couldn't bare it anymore. He was a very nazzley baby.

You need to get his snoring sorted though as that would drive me potty. Tell him to go in the spare room, can't you buy those strips for your nose to help snoring?

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Thanks for a replies its really driving me mad we've spoken about him getting help but he doesn't seem interested.i didn't know the baby can sleep through noise!!i will have to kick him out to the spare room for my sake.xxx

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All replies I meant xx

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You can buy stuff to stop your partner snoring or a gentle or hard push normally stops my partner snoring

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...or a hard KICK ;)

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I Agree with Carren on this one. Any noises your baby is used to hearing from inside the whom with be a comfort to the baby and I would have said wont effect babies sleep although it does your. Abit like hovering and noisy house if you home is generally busy and noise they things should remain the same when babies comes along as silence is most likely to unsettle the baby more than listening to the noises there used to before there born.

xx

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This might sound silly, but have you trying rolling him over? My husband snores like a bear! And I find if i roll him onto his side it really helps! His snoring will probably not bother your baby! But you are likely to be sleep deprived as it is with a new born baby, and the last thing you'll need is a snoring man keeping you awake! Try rolling! haha! xx

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Or a quick dig in the ribs I find it well annoying! !! .. Just tell him if he doesn't get help them he is in the spare room he has a choice :)

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Yes told him as he doesn't make any effort to get help....very selfish really

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I wish I had seen this post earlier. I'll respond despite this thread having gone cold.

I too have a partner that snores the house down if not the whole street. So bad it is that any trips away is awful because I get zero sleep. We've tried all that can be bought from a chemist, all manner of ear plugs, rollings over. My man is a snorlax and no mistake.

He doesn't want to go to the doctors about it and the result is that we sleep in separate rooms. I am not happy about it but it's either he sleeps like a log and I get zero sleep or I go into another room. I can still hear the confounded snoring mind you but there is some chance of me getting a little sleep too.

Your partners snoring won't keep your baby awake but potentially will keep you awake. Since I had my baby 6 weeks ago my partner and I still sleep separately. I still hear his snorlaxing. He still sleeps all night undisturbed. I get up for baby but it's a pleasure to, she's gorgeous! For the foreseeable future we'll remain in separate rooms, I need to sleep too. My man gets quality time with baby so he's not missing out.

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