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109 Shawn Stevenson on Sleep and New Parenthood

109 Shawn Stevenson on Sleep and New Parenthood

Shawn Stevenson is the host of The Model Health Show podcast, which is #1 Health podcast on iTunes and also a a bestselling author of “Sleep Smarter” I can’t think of a better person to talk to about new parents and sleep strategies and habits! Here's some of the topics we're getting into: Importance of self-care as a parent How sleep or sleeplessness affects our hormone balance and overall health The myth of everyone needing 7-8 hours of sleep a night (spoiler: it’s not all about the quantity, but also the quality of sleep) What are sleep cycles and the 4 stages of sleep Why having a drink before hitting the hay may be counter-productive Risks of chronic sleep deprivation “Paying back” the sleep debt vs lifestyle strategies to avoid the sleep debt in the first place Using melatonin supplements Napping Resources: - Shawn's The Model Health Show podcast:  - Shawn's "Sleep Smarter" book - Video course "Keep your sanity as a new dad" - New Dad FB group