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#1 of 4 Old 01-07-2013, 05:52 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Anyone out there have experience co sleeping with a newborn and a toddler in a QUEEN bed?? we just bought a new frame and our bedroom isn't very big so there is NO way our bed size or frame status is changing anytime soon. bedframe has siderails so arms reach seems a waste since it's then basically no different than a bassinet, whcih eliminates the entire co sleeping feel and purpose (ie, more sleep for me!).

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I have.  I was okay with it.  Often The Hubby would keep BuggaBoo on his side, but sometimes Doozer and BuggaBoo were side-by-side.  I curl around my newborns so they're in a "cage," I wasn't worried a bit about BuggaBoo rolling onto Doozer.


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If adults tend to sleep curled up, maybe turning bed sideways would help. We eventually broke down and got another bed, so we now have 2 queens side by side on the floor. The toddler and I are on one, and older son is in the other with dad. Very comfy for all this way!
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I'm sure we ended up with all these ages, and together in one bed.  I can't recall whether there was a 'best' way - but our older dd would sometimes end up across the bottom of the bed in a sleeping bag, or upside down near where dd2 was (so she had all that extra room on the bottom of the bed - again, in her sleeping bag or with just a special blanky).  We also have a mat for the floor for dd1 that we're happy to set up whenever if it's truly just too crowded - sometimes we'd move her to there once she fell asleep in bed with the rest of us (she is 6 now and dd2 3 so that can be crammed if me & dh are in bed too).

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