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Updated 29 June 2017

Recommended 7 to 0 hours of sleep per night

Getting the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep per night is, sadly, an unattainable dream for many women, especially if they have children who live with them. When US researchers recently surveyed 2 908 women aged 45 and younger about their sleeping patterns, they discovered that the only factor linked to getting enough sleep was whether or not the women had children living in their house. The scientists found that every additional child in the home raised the chances of inadequate sleep among mothers by almost 50 percent.

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