Natural Energy Boosters for New Moms
Find out how to boost your energy with these survival tips for those sleepless newborn days. Plus, get healthy eating tips, exercise ideas, and more ways to shape up with Parenting’s Fit Generation 2012!
You’re sitting in the oh-so-comfy new glider, feet propped up on the ottoman, baby at your breast, a glowing moon outside your window, and nothing but the sound of breathing, gurgling, tiny swallows. The next thing you know, your head hangs closer and closer to your chest, you close your eyes for just a minute or two—then suddenly you do that jerking thing, your head bolting back up- right. My God! What if I’d dropped the baby, you scold yourself, staring into those big startled eyes as your baby tries to refocus on her rudely interrupted repast. We could tell you to get more sleep, but let’s tell you something you don’t already know: ways to get through the day when sleep just isn’t possible.