Once your baby arrives sleep will become a tricky affair. You will get less of it; and as time passes it could get worse (especially the first six months or little more than that). I am not trying to scare you but this happens and being a mother of two I know how dangerous it is to survive with less or no sleep at all. During my first pregnancy lack of sleep escalated my postpartum depression so the second time around I was well prepared to handle sleeplessness. Here is how I devised a plan to counter postpartum sleeplessness. 1.