Infants sleep a lot, sometimes as much as 18 hours daily (1). Each baby has their own sleeping and waking patterns. And whatever works for them may not fit into your schedule. Since newborns are unaware of day and night, they wake up quite often. So this means you’ll also be up attending to your baby, to feed, change or soothe them.
If you have just undergone the process of childbirth and your body is still sore and recovering, you’re still adjusting to the newborn, the youngest member of the family. So, how do you cope with sleepless nights as a new parent? If you’re curious, read on to know some coping mechanisms that can help you catch up on much-needed sleep as you raise your little one: