Feeling Frazzled, Mama? 15 Ways to Combat New-Mom Stress

While you can't take as many naps as baby does during the day, here are some easy (and relaxing) ways to combat new mom stress (16 Photos)

Debbi Donovan IBCLC and Erika Rasmusson Janes on Jan 23, 2012 at 4:32PM

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Feeling Frazzled, Mama? 15 Ways to Combat New-Mom Stress

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Turn On Some Music

You know how that slow, New Age-y instrumental music that spas play can make you feel sooo relaxed? (Not that you've been to a spa lately!) Download similar tunes onto your iPod or smartphone so you can channel some Zen during your daily commute, while you're running errands or even when your babe's screams are enough to make you cry. Doing dreaded chores? Crank up something with a faster beat and sing along. (We're partial to the music of fellow new mom Pink.) You'll feel better, we promise!

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