New Mum Survival Tips

Being a new mum is a wonderful feeling. It’s also a time when you may be feeling tired – especially if you’re not getting a good night’s sleep. 

So here are some things you can do to help boost your energy levels and stay happy and healthy during those first few precious months:

  • Have a healthy diet and never skip meals. Forget dieting until you’ve stopped breast feeding
  • When your baby sleeps, don’t do the housework! Take a nap yourself
  • Boost your energy levels with some gentle, regular exercise
  • Ensure you are taking in the recommended daily doses of vitamins and minerals
  • Speak to your doctor, midwife or health visitor if you feel depressed
  • Ask for help from family and friends if you’re feeling under pressure
  • Involve your partner as much as possible – so they don’t feel left out

This article is for general information only and not intended as a substitute for medical advice. All information presented on these web pages is not meant to diagnose or prescribe. In all health related matters, always consult your healthcare professional.

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