Feeling like a walking mom-zombie is expected when you have a newborn, but for many parents, the sleep deprivation becomes chronic. (A toddler who climbs out of the crib, a bedwetting preschooler, a school-ager with nightmares.) We joke about how tired we are, but year after year of broken sleep is actually wreaking havoc on our health. Zombie Mom, What Is Sleep, Cry It Out, Healthy Baby, When You Sleep, Sleep Problems, Sleep Pattern, Lack Of Sleep, How To Stay Awake