Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has revealed she's not sleeping in the same bed as her partner Clarke Gayford while the couple adjust to life with a newborn.
Baby Neve was born in June and Ms Ardern has recently returned to work as Prime Minister, with Mr Gayford taking the role of stay at home parent.
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Ms Ardern told The AM Show he's taken to looking after Neve with "real prowess" and has gone so far as to sleep closer to the baby.
"He's actually very kindly [taken] to sleeping closer to the baby," she said.
Host Duncan Garner jokingly asked if it had come to sleeping in separate bedrooms already and Ms Ardern said "yes".
"We split shift, I do early mornings and he does late nights," she said.
Ms Ardern said she was a good sleeper even through all the interruptions from the baby, but sometimes there were lapses.
"Yeah I am [a good sleeper], I say that though [but] I was awake at 3am, listening," she said.