20"I Am So Freaking Tired"
Did someone say sleep deprivation?
"Nobody tells you how hard it is to be a first-time mom, with hormones, with baby, and then with the government’s “policies,” and then the stigma of society and working mothers. It’s just hard to believe, yet we do it," says Allison, an administrative assistant who
had 9 weeks maternity leave.
Sleeping or lack thereof can be a real doozy for new mothers, yet somehow we manage to take it all in stride.
A bit of advice: set a bedtime for yourself. It may seem simple but if you look at the clock and realize your bedtime has passed, stop and go to bed. Your brain will be happy you did.