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MOMS— How Many Hours of Sleep Do YOU Get a Night?

Posted September 28, 2015 - 10:50pm

We all know the recommended amount of sleep is 8 hours a night for adults but do YOU get it?

And do you ever nap??

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Dang it! No, I don't. Shame on me. Six hours of sleep is probably a normal night for me. My problem is I am more of a night owl so it's hard to get to bed. I don't nap... but a nap sounds lovely.


I am also a night owl and I regret it every morning! haha.  I nap on the rare occasion when the lack of sleep catches up to me and I NEED it!


Never! I am regularly getting 5 and sometimes 6. One day I hope to get 7, that is my goal!

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Currently, around 6, sometimes 5. I'm sleeper at heart, but with three I have just let that go. Too busy to think about it anyways. I rarely nap anymore.

Mommy Ramblings

Ugh, if I get 5 I call that good, usually less than that I am afraid.


Yes! Less than 5 makes for a rough day...


No...I have to admit that I rarely get 8 hours of sleep. :( It is usually between 5 1/2-7. No, I rarely nap. 

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I had no idea so many of us weren't getting enough sleep! Oh well, I guess there will be time for that some day.


Related: I actually went to bed about 30 minutes earlier last night. BUT it took me at least 45 minutes to fall asleep! Not fair.


I can usually fall asleep unless I'm stressed about something the next day. Staying asleep is the challenge!


Same here! it is really tough to fall asleep when stressed.

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Technically most nights I'm in bed for 7 hours, but I don't end up sleeping that much since I wake up most nights at least once or twice.  Sometimes it''s kids waking me up, but most of the time it's just all of a sudden I'm awake.I do nap if possible if I'm feeling totally exhausted.


Same here...I usually am in bed about 7 hours but wake up at least once. 


I struggle but my husband makes sure we get 7-8 hours. Sometimes I toss and turn and there is one night every week where I wake up at 2:30 in the morning ready to rock 'n roll (I hate that day). The downside is we have no social life...we're in bed by 8:30 or 9pm. :(


I would hate the 2:30 am day too. I have one like that..but it's about 4 am. :(