• How to get at least 8½ extra hours of sleep the first week with your newborn

    8 monthes ago - By Today's Parent

    The first week home with a new baby is all about survival. Normal sleeping hours, regular eating habits and even personal hygiene often fall by the wayside for whatever your newborn needs. Short of giving up on meals and showers altogether, here's how to not only get through that first week but also sneak in an extra 8½ hours of sleep .
    No visitors, please
    + 2 hours
    Put off baby visits until the second week you're home, or double up on visitors and host a short brunch where everyone can get their oohs and ahhs all at once. Drop-ins can make it difficult to catch some shut-eye. Your closest...
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