Posted on Jun 29, 2007 | Comments 0
Once you bring newborn babies to the home you will think that you will never get to sleep again.
In the intervening time, try to get some rest and sleep whenever you can.
Newborn babies do not sleep through nights for several weeks or months.
Until they adjust to day and night, you wonâ€™t be able to sleep through the night.
Make only smaller adjustments in the very beginning.
If you wish to go to sleep early before your baby awakens then there will be no problem in waking up the baby early.
This schedule works for both of you at nighttime.
You have to change your routine schedule, try to sleep whenever your baby sleeps. Make your schedule predictable for newborn babies. Most of the mothers try to do many things at once after the baby goes for a nap, such as cleaning home and doing the laundry. If you make your schedule like this you will make yourself more tired.
Get some help from others in those first weeks after the arrival of newborn babies. Try to take the advantage of that whenever you can; so that you will get some rest.
When you have been so busy all the day with the chores of newborn babies and maintaining household chores, and possibly in taking care of older siblings, it can be very difficult for you to wind down just because everyone else is asleep.
Schedule some routine tasks so that you can help yourself unwind at night. Take a warm bath but not too hot, because hot water can be stimulating and play some relaxing music.
Some mothers can take caffeine to avoid the stress associated with newborn babies. Avoid taking caffeine even if you are not breastfeeding. Avoid especially at night times. In place of caffeine drink water or take decaffeinated or herbal tea.
Try to avoid the foods with lot of preservatives and also sodium containing foods, because sodium can make you jumpy. Increase the intake of very natural foods such as salads, green vegetables, fruits, and warm healthy soups.
Try to make schedule to put some time to get out and walk for a little bit each day. The fresh air and some light exercises will help you and your newborn babies feel relaxed and can help you get to sleep at night.
Establish a schedule that consists of when your baby eats and how long he sleeps and when he is alert. It will make for a much happier adjustments for your routine tasks.
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