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what is sleep deprivation?
were you scared to have it?

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Asked by Anonymous at 5:30 AM on Oct. 19, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • wth? Is this a real Q?

    sleep deprivation is not getting enough sleep. As in being deprived of sleep

    Although I was not scared of it, I didnt like it. it happens when you have a newborn waking you every 1 hour or so

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:40 AM on Oct. 19, 2009

  • um nope ive never heard of anyone scared to have sleep deprivation....and if you break down the words it means to be deprived of sleep...could be uncontrollable (like you just cant sleep) or medically done (where they keep you awake to test for something)

    Answer by blueeyedgrl2377 at 5:40 AM on Oct. 19, 2009

  • is it like your in a deep sleep?

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:42 AM on Oct. 19, 2009



    Answer by Anonymous at 5:50 AM on Oct. 19, 2009

  • A newborn does not have the same rhythm as an older child or adult. They wake often, day and night. Parents must get up with the baby often, not getting sufficient sleep for their needs. After a while it's extremely draining & difficult to handle life. Being deprived of sleep = deprivation.

    Answer by doulala at 10:49 AM on Oct. 19, 2009

  • ok this is a laugh "is it like your in a deep sleep" why dont you get a dictionary.... means little to NO sleep at all

    Answer by Mommy2Be1212009 at 11:22 AM on Oct. 19, 2009

  • yes i'm am scared to be sleep deprived. lol. my son is 2 and woke up frequently until he was 17 mos old and i was sleep deprived. and now that i'm pregnant again, i'm really scared i'll be sleep deprived for another year and a half. :)

    Answer by Stefanie83 at 12:12 PM on Oct. 19, 2009

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