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a bed that is sidecarred with dd, then dh, then me, then new baby side carred on the other side? My dh needs one to get up in the morning and all we can come up with so far is to put it in between our heads, but then I'm waking up too. Is there a way around this?
 

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my DH uses a cell phone for his alarm. Could your DH set an alarm in a pajama pocket? or under his pillow? my DHs is on the nightstand, but I learned to sleep through it lol<br>
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I use my cell phone and I keep it under my pillow. I'm the only one who hears it.
 

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Our iHome had a remote, so we can have the alarm clock across the room and only the remote close by (you could velcro it to one of the cribs?). And the biggest button on the remote is the snooze, so you can turn it off fast!
 

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We had no nightstands when we had a similar arrangement so the clock went under his pillow. That way the babes didn't wake up either.
 

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Cell phones are great for co-sleeping and not waking up the little ones <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> I didn't have a clock in our room for over seven years, but now that I do, I keep it on the floor, right next to my pillow.<br><br>
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Honestly this was one of the issues that led to me sleeping with dd in a seperate room <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"> DH has to get up quite early for work... and dd is/has been a horrible sleeper from day 1. She's still up a few times a night at 26 months, and when DH's alarm clock would go off around 5, it woke her up each time without fail (FWIW he tried the cell phone too, but she is just a light sleeper I guess!)<br><br>
We just got a full size for dd's room and now her and I sleep in there... and I wake up much more refreshed than before.<br><br>
Hope you can find a solution!
 

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In my experiance kids get used to it & don't even "hear" it anymore. Ours is on a nightstand right by the bed, on DH's side. Noone ever wakes...sometimes we don't either. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment">
 

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DH could sleep through anything, so generally I hear the alarm and wake him and he goes and turns the alarm off...<br><br>
But DD has learned to just sleep through the alarm. It's a clock radio though and we found that the music didn't wake her but the evil "beeeep beeeeep beeeeep" sound did. I'm a light sleeper and even when the clock radio is set to just sort of static/white noise it will wake me up (but not disturb anyone else).<br><br>
So maybe that's an option?
 

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we're finally an alarm-clock free house <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/banana.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="banana"> , but if we had to use one in your situation, I'd use a cell phone or small alarm clock under the pillow or an alarm clock in another room. When I was single and co-sleeping with DS2 as an infant, I had my alarm clock in the bathrom down the hall. It was loud enough to wake me (after a few minutes), but not close enough to wake the boys.
 

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My DH uses his cell phone. However I usually kick him out to the couch during the last feeing before he needs to get up. Just by chance ti seems that dd wakes up about an hour before DH's alarm would go off and I don't want to nurse her to sleep and then have it wake her up. Fortuanely DH can just fall right back to sleep and pretty much just sleep walks out to the couch.
 

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DS has never been woken by the alarm, even when he was brand new and we were setting the alarm every three hours to wake him and feed him (we had issues with getting him to stay awake long enough to get a full tummy, plus breast refusal for the first week, so waking was a must). He's always been a great sleeper, so maybe we were just lucky. We had the evil beeping thing on my side of the bed, too. About a foot from his head. He never budged.
 
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