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Part 2: What is Mom-somnia?

Have you ever found yourself scrolling endlessly on TikTok, shopping for a new rug for the nursery, or doing a deep dive on a new acquaintance on Instagram as you finally lay down to bed for the evening? We've all been there. This is called Mom-somnia. Dr. Harris walks us through what it is, what it is not, and how we can should start to reframe this necessary me-time.
Dr. Shelby Harris
Dr. Shelby Harris


Dr. Shelby Harris is in private practice in White Plains, NY where she specializes in the use of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for anxiety and depression. She is board certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine (BSM) by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and treats a wide variety of sleep disorders (insomnia, nightmares, circadian rhythm disorders, narcolepsy, apnea treatment noncompliance) using evidence-based non-pharmacological treatments. Before going into private practice, Dr. Harris was the longstanding director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at the Sleep-Wake Disorders Center at Montefiore Medical Center.
Chapter 1

The Mom Sleep Fix