Up All Night: 7 Tips for Dealing with Sleep Deprivation During Baby's First Year

Photo by: Mary McBride
Generous Amounts of Coffee
No one wants to get jittery, so I wouldn't say more is always better, but starting the day with a gigantic cup of hot, delicious coffee not only ... more 
Photo by: Mary McBride
Generous Amounts of Coffee
No one wants to get jittery, so I wouldn't say more is always better, but starting the day with a gigantic cup of hot, delicious coffee not only gives me a little caffeine kick, but also provides a regular starting point for my day. Some days I need a second large cup, and that's okay.
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Thu, Nov 15, 2012 5:02 PM EST
People warn you about the lack of sleep that comes with the first few months of parenting, but until you're in the thick of it, it's hard to really understand the toll that hourly feedings Every. Single. Night. will take on your mind and body. And it's not like your days are peaceful and relaxing either. Not only do you need to be awake during the day, you need to be a highly functioning, responsible adult. After all, it's not just you anymore, you've got a little one to care for! Here are 7 tips to help you cope with sleep deprivation until Baby learns to sleep through the night. - By Mary Mcbride



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