“SLEEP WHEN YOUR BABY IS SLEEPING.”
I cannot stress how important and helpful this is. If you are a mom who is still at the newborn stage, this may seem like a bad idea since the baby breastfeeds every 2 hours. Imagine having to wake up every hour or so just to breastfeed! That was stressful to deal with. I’m so thankful to be past that phase. Now Eiko can sleep 5 to 6 hours straight if she’s uninterrupted. ✔
But yes, rest while your baby is sleeping because you will need the energy for another upcoming awake-eat-play-poop cycle. In my case, Eiko can’t fall asleep on her own yet so I have to carry her and rock her to sleep. It can get pretty tiring!
I’m going to go and follow my own advice and catch on my Zs. Good night yo! 😪