So you just brought a new human being into this world and you can't seem to stop staring at their precious little face all night long. WELL STOP!! I know it sounds harsh but for first time mom's these next few months are the months where you really need to regroup yourself. Yes all the excitement is coming because a new baby is here BUT... you also need time to sleep and get use to your middle of the night feeds.
Some of you mom's are already use to this routine but for you new mom's it's something that needs to be done. Don't get me wrong every new mom has a different schedule but trust me you need a schedule. When the baby sleeps if all of your daily house activities are done then you sleep. Nothing wrong with taking a nice little nap while your little one is sleeping.
A feeding schedule is a must, you don't want to over feed your baby. Some mom's start off (when using the bottle) with small ounces first for example: 2oz, 4oz, 6oz and 8oz then eventually when you add cereal in the mix the ounces might decrease. Like I said this is different for every mom and child.
Also mom's never be ashamed to take at least "A Mom Day" for yourself. Maybe ask your spouse a family member or someone you trust with your child to keep them for an hour or two and do something you enjoy. Get your nails done, hair done or even buy a nice little "pick me up outfit"
Trust me mom's a schedule is SO important. When I had my daughter I didn't really follow thru with a schedule half the time but now that I see how beneficial it can be I sure will be using it when I have my next two!