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Asked by mom2tostuds at 11:43 AM on Sep. 16, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I was there a few months ago. It's so tough. Do you have any help? I used to send my little ones on a play date and have my MIL over for lunch. After lunch she would stay and watch the baby so I could take a 2 hour nap. She is a saint. If you have a good friend with similar aged children, you could take turns giving each other nap times. On work days this is harder, lunch time becomes 5 minutes of eating and 55 minutes of napping. :P

    Answer by SabrinaBean at 11:46 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • The only way to get sleep is to nap as often as you can between feedings. I know from experience it can truly be exhausting. I wish I could tell you it would get better but that's only after your new born gets closer to the three months.

    Answer by CafeMochaMom1 at 11:47 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • Nap when baby naps...

    Answer by KARRIEMARIE at 11:48 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • I will have a newborn in December and a 5 year old and a 3 year old.. My advice.. hope to God that you have someone there to help you.

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 11:50 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • I have rest time each day and will take a nap then. They have the chose of playing in there room or laying in bed. But they have to stay in there for an hour.

    Answer by Raeann11 at 11:53 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • What time does K grade child goes to school? I understand a newborn can take a lot on moms b/c they sleep in ackward times, but if you can schedule the time the little one fall asleep or take a nap u can nap while ur K grade child is in school for a little bit. And when u put u school child to bed u can put the newborn the same time. And so u can have ur sleep too.

    Answer by andmaef28 at 11:55 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • Co-sleep

    Answer by LeanneC at 1:09 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • Sleep when the baby sleeps, or try to get them on your routine. good luck

    Answer by lilmoosesmom at 1:44 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • Co-sleep, sleep when the baby sleeps., dump that which isn't needed for survival.

    Answer by gdiamante at 2:57 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • I have this prob now. Take naps as often as you can

    Answer by qustnmrk28 at 5:05 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

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