The number one issue I deal with as a post natal doula is sleep deprivation! Let’s face it, sleep is a most basic human need and we all go a little loopy when we’re low on it. When I was having babies, my husband and I would refer to it as ‘wake torture’ and it was just that.
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Calling all pregnant women,
You might have realised by now that your body is producing a miracle-a-minute.
The extraordinary way that your system has naturally turned into a baby-nurturing-wonderland is incredible; blows your mind, doesn’t it!? Your baby is getting the goods and this is always a reassuring thing, however, sometimes the flaw in the system is when YOU need to rest.
Welcoming parenthood also welcomes a world of sleeplessness, but did anyone tell you that your sleep would start to be sapped well before baby even arrives?
With a boulder for a stomach, continual pummels from the inside and an eternal need to pee… it’s a miracle that a pregnant woman catches any shut-eye at all.