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Find lots of pregnancy advice here from what to expect, advice on sleep and feeding as well as how to look after yourself. Adjusting to the demands of a newborn can be emotionally and physically exhausting, especially during the first few weeks. Life will never be the same again. You will never feel the same again either. It will take time for you, and your partner if you have one, to adjust to the changes.
As well as having no time to yourself, relationships come under strain, and it’s easy to feel that you’re reaching breaking point. And as sleepless nights become the norm, you’ll probably feel snappy and grouchy - so expect your relationship to withstand a lot of turmoil in the early weeks and months. Don't forget you can chat to us online for support or call our helpline on 0808 800 2222 or you can ask other parents for advice in our online forums.