7 New Mom Sleep-Saving Tips

Take Naps

You know the one: "Sleep when the baby sleeps." Yes, you have a lot to do, but baby's naptime isn't the only possible time to do it. "Get a bouncy seat and a baby carrier so you can be productive when baby's up, and her naptime can be just for you," says Heather Flett, coauthor of The Rookie Mom's Handbook. Flett also suggests learning to nurse while lying down. "The sooner you master this, the sooner you'll learn to drift off while your baby feeds," she says.

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