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i feel like i havent slept properly for a year since my baby was born

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bigsquirtybloodylips Fri 30-Oct-09 22:34:49

but she had been sleeping thru since from 6 weeks old, she is now 1

BUT

its my dd1 who was a very good sleeper from 8 weeks till 3 yrs old, she been waking up with a bad dream for the past 2 years and my Dp got restless leg syndrome so i do get woken up alot!!!!

ive got purple rings under my eyes permantly and soooooo tired!...

Dp suggested kalms sleeping tabs to help me to have a good night sleep!

i feel worse when i wake up and been wanting to go to bed all day.

i said to dp that i do need to exercise too and lose about 2 - 2.5 stones. its sloowwlly coming off me. - i do line dancing once a week.

bigsquirtybloodylips Fri 30-Oct-09 23:06:23

and there is alot of money stress which it aint helping too

bigsquirtybloodylips Sat 31-Oct-09 15:08:54

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sarah293 Sat 31-Oct-09 15:13:29

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bluejeans Sat 31-Oct-09 15:33:46

I would recommend Nytol rather than kalms you can buy it over the counter but limit its use to once a week or less as it's less effective the more you us it.

bigsquirtybloodylips Sat 31-Oct-09 20:09:57

can u buy them anywhere? eg boots, asda?

Arsed Sat 31-Oct-09 20:18:07

Piriton knocks me out, better than valerian etc. You could try that ?

I don't sleep well either so can completly Sympathise.

bluejeans Sun 01-Nov-09 13:57:42

BigS you have to buy them over the counter in a pharmacy so Boots etc they are antihistmaines so nothing too sinister

bigsquirtybloodylips Mon 02-Nov-09 18:45:27

thanks guys! smile

Maria2007loveshersleep Mon 02-Nov-09 20:44:38

Sorry to hear this...not sleeping is the worse.

Can I ask: what is restless leg? blush

bigsquirtybloodylips Mon 02-Nov-09 21:55:35

restless leg - where the legs twitched in their sleep...ill be quite happy to chop them off and sew it back on in the mornings! grin

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