08/12/2014 08:54 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

'Wake Up, Mum!' Baby's Hilarious Antics Make Sure Exhausted Mum Doesn't Sleep (Video)


Sharing a bed with our babies is a lovely idea. But the reality is often very different to the blissful fantasy of cuddling our kids until we both drift off into dreamy sleep.

Utterly exhausting in fact – as this hilarious video demonstrates.

Viewed more than 2.3 million times, it shows a shattered mum trying to grab some shut-eye next to her very sweet baby daughter – who does everything in her power to get mum to stay awake.

She pokes Mummy in the eye, shoves her fingers up her nose, pulls her hair and crawls across her face.

If ever a scenario made for the phrase 'Go the f*** to sleep' this is it!

The mum wrote under the YouTube clip entitled 'Co-sleeping is No-sleeping: "Every morning my baby sleeps in my bed with me for a couple hours after she wakes up to eat. And every morning I ask myself why I didn't just put her back in her this morning I grabbed my cellphone and recorded what my baby alarm clock looks like. I think I'm not alone in this..."

It's the reason why God invented cots!

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