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LO is 7mo and I think my tiredness has reached a new peak

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yellowflowers Mon 18-Jul-11 20:35:27

Even though she sleeps okay - well about two nights out of three are okay followed by one dreadful one - I have no sleep reserves left and tiredness has peaked I think other than how I felt in the week post birth. A friend with a 2 year old told me that after 8 months it got better for her. Wondered when your tiredness peaked and when it started to get better for you. (Very much hoping you all say 8 mopnths too!!)

thisisyesterday Mon 18-Jul-11 20:39:58

you'd probably rather I didn't answer this.
but it does get better eventually. i found it worked better to change my own patterns rather than the baby's..... so napping in the day when i could, going to bed early etc etc

missorinoco Mon 18-Jul-11 20:41:34

8 months was a turning point for me, but I am really hoping everyone else will say sooner, DC3 is slowly killing me through lack of sleep.

I feel your pain.

CharlotteBronteSaurus Mon 18-Jul-11 20:44:38

no advice, but i feel the same.
8mo dd2 sleeps probably better than average - 1 wake in the night , and then up at 5.30am - but after months of really-not-quite-enough sleep the tiredness seems cumulative, and i am drained. I am hoping this is just a blip, and i'll be able to push on through soon. I am also going to bed at 9pm to cope. I have leechblock installed to stop me from MNing after this point grin.

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