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How many hours of sleep do you get/night on average?

I've been getting about 4-5 since we have a newborn, & hubby gets up at 4am to go to work during the week, so he can't help much with the late night/early morning stuff. I take a nap once in awhile, but maybe a 1/2 hour if I'm lucky, since we have a 6 year old too.

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Asked by nicksmom604 at 10:28 PM on Oct. 18, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • wow! ok, this soundslike my family! cept i have a 21/2 yo son. and a 21/2 mth old daughter. and my so works at 3am every night. so i get about the same amount of sleep time. excpt when she sleeps about 6-7hrs a night.

    Answer by JaydnsMom22 at 10:30 PM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • i usually get about 7 so i guess I am lucky. Still not enough for me. I am a 9-10 hour a night kinda girl but it really doesn't work well with working and a baby.

    Answer by xredstarsx at 10:32 PM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • Well since my newborn is 11 days old, I get about 4 to 5 hours total of sleep during the night.

    Answer by siimply_me at 10:32 PM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • Oh yeah and maybe a nap at times since I have a 5 yr old as well.

    Answer by siimply_me at 10:34 PM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • It varies so much! Some times I don't sleep at all, now that I'm back in college. Most nights, I sleep between 3.5 and 7 hours.

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 10:44 PM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • In between work, school, my 2 yr old and my husband being deployed I get maybe 3-5 hours of sleep a night. Sometimes less.

    Answer by ArmyWife112908 at 11:05 PM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • I only have one child. I sleep when she sleeps and it helps me to get my energy and relax. I put my daughter down at 11:30pm because she LOVES watching the Channel 5 News lol.

    Answer by ProudMommie83 at 11:16 PM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • I aim for 9 hours. Sometimes I get as much as 10, or as little as 7 (which leaves me EXHAUSTED!). My little guy wakes 2-3 times a night currently (but it's been as often as 4-5+ when teething, etc...)

    Answer by LeanneC at 11:38 PM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • Probably 4-6 1/2 on school nights and up to 7 1/2 otherwise. This has been for the last 9+ years, so I'm working on a deficit. lol

    Answer by Desi_Momof4 at 12:40 AM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • We cosleep and DD serves herself breast milk a few times a night. She goes down around 10pm and gets up around 8:30am. I don't really wake fully to feed her. I change her once or twice. If I go to bed when she does, I get plenty of sleep.but I usually stay up reading or do house work.

    Answer by ecodani at 12:43 AM on Oct. 19, 2010

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