Sheridan Smith spent months “in a daze” after giving birth | People
Sheridan Smith was “in a daze” after giving birth to her son last year.
The 39-year-old actress welcomed her son Billy with his fiancee Jamie Horn in May 2020 and admits that she and her partner were walking “like zombies” as they faced sleep deprivation after becoming parents at most height of the COVID-19 crisis.
Sheridan told i newspaper: “It’s surreal. You are walking around in a bit of a daze.
“If it hadn’t been for the pandemic, we would have had more people to rely on to both go and rest; but thank goodness we met, because Jamie also took a lot of time with it. the baby, so I fell asleep between feedings.
“But we were walking around like zombies and we didn’t really know what day it was. When there is that bundle of joy, however, the good times make up for the bad.”
The ‘Cilla’ star – who started a project with NOW and The Sleep Charity where she tells five different bedtime stories for adults to help them fall asleep – explained that she and Jamie were well prepared for the first few. month of parenthood.
Sheridan said: “It was just the three of us, with no one to rely on. But everyone who’s had a baby always says just keep going and do it.”
The “Gavin & Stacey” actress explained that her partner looked after Billy at night now that she was back to work.