5 ways to overcome new mum exhaustion


by Emily Fedorowycz |

Are the days of Saturday lie-ins a distant memory? And do you feel a bit jetlagged most of the time? It’s completely normal to feel like this when you have a young baby, but there are ways to cope

Life is exhausting. Simple as. Especially when you’re carrying around your baby bump 24/7 or waking up for your tot’s night feeds.

But the good news is that feeling tired doesn’t have to ruin your day. These tips will have you feeling more energetic before you know it.

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1) Don’t press snooze

As tempting as it is to hit the snooze button when the alarm goes off in the morning (to give yourself a few more minutes in bed before actually getting up), it’s the worst thing you can do.

Independent sleep expert Dr Neil Stanley says that pressing snooze on your alarm may make you fall back into a deep sleep – which is a huge shock to the body to wake up from and definitely isn’t a good way to start the day.

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