All new mothers hear horror stories about sleep, especially in those first few months after having a baby. Mothers on their second or third are eerily reminded of long nights circling the crib, tossing in bed, or just picking up new late-night hobbies because sleep is basically impossible.
Sleep can be managed. It may be hard, but it is not impossible. Mommies can manage the delicate act of finding sleep at seemingly inopportune times in the first few tough weeks.
Sleep When the Baby Sleeps
Sleep will be bad. There’s no getting around it. For the vast majority of new mommies, sleep will have to be broken up and reworked under a new schedule- the baby’s schedule. One of the most apparent ways to find sleep is to sleep when the baby does.
Sure, it may only be for 30 minutes. Yes, it will almost always be interrupted by a …