Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 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. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Exercising with allergies – what you should know Medical Do therapists need therapy? Lifestyle Scientists closer to drug that cuts nicotine dependence Diet and nutrition Gluten-free craze: But what about people who really can't have gluten? News Drug addicts target patients for their medication News Health dept commits to resolve critical ARV shortages before year end From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.