liking life parents mood

Sleep When the Baby Sleeps...Or Don't

Reading now: 342

It is often recommended to new parents, “Sleep when the baby sleeps,” or “Get on the baby’s schedule” an “Don’t worry – the dishes can wait.”  Although allowances for sleep and acceptance of an imperfect home are understandable, strategies to support parents during the postpartum period aren’t one size fit all.

An element of cognitive-behavioral therapy, known as behavioral activation, is flexible, evidence-based approach to coping with this new phase of life.

Behavioral activation is basically engaging in behaviors to enhance one’s mood. Here are three applications of behavioral activation to the postpartum period: Balancing sleep with self-care.

The website is an aggregator of articles from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the article if you find it unreliable.

Related articles