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How Many Hours of Sleep Do You Get?

Nobody said motherhood meant hours and hours of beauty sleep. Sixty-five percent of lilsugar readers said they track their hours of sleep as if they were counting sheep while 35 percent said ignorance was bliss. So how much shut-eye do you mamas get? Whether your babe is still breastfeeding or you are parent to a lil night owl, how many hours of pillow time are you clocking each night?

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Ellenora Ellenora 9 years
I vary from 8-12 hours of sleep. More if I have a migraine,less if I'm jittery about something.
DesignRchic DesignRchic 9 years
I get anywhere between 4-6 hours. I have a 2 month old and he breastfeeds about every 2.5-3 hours. I can't wait till he starts sleeping though the night!
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 9 years
Too much anywhere from 8-10 hours but in between I wake up I'm a light sleeper lately the past few days have been bad 6-8 hours am I normal and I hate it because I wake up so tired but when I sleep a few I fell rejuvinated but will not pass up on my zzzzzzzzz
lickety-split lickety-split 9 years
8-10 :woohoo: i have waited YEARS to say that :catpurringnoise:
LiLRuck44 LiLRuck44 9 years
I'm going to have to rescind part of my comment, seeing how I have a really cute toddler standing at the top of my steps, telling me all SORTS of cute stuff. She says the absolute cutest things at bedtime =)
schnappycat schnappycat 9 years
I typically get 6 or 7 hours (sometimes 8 if I can get to bed on the early side), but they are interrupted since my son still wakes a couple of times at night. I am really hoping he will start sleeping through the night soon so I can get more sleep. I'm one of those people who do best with at least 9 hours, so these last few months have been brutal.
jessie jessie 9 years
6-8 for me. but its not continuous. last nite i only got about 5...some nites are better then others. :)
LiLRuck44 LiLRuck44 9 years
I get 6-8. My kids sleep (or sit in bed peacefully - I know, curse me) from 7-7, so they're not the reason. Some nights I'm just too tired to move from the couch to bed!! Or if I start a new sewing project, I just can't stop myself. I realllllly feel it the next day if I get 6. If I get under 7 for a couple days in a row, it's too hard to cover and everyone else notices it too!
macneil macneil 9 years
Just as my daughter has started sleeping beautifully through the night - has been doing it for really no more than a week, 2 at most - my pregnancy has progressed to the stage where I can't sleep all night. I feel like I will never sleep again.
g1amourpuss g1amourpuss 9 years
I put 4 to 6, but really it's more like: 2-6 Off and On, and Off and On. I'm constantly worried something will happen to her -- What if she's too hot or too cold. Do her arms have chills or is she sweating behind her long hair and neck? She's potty trained completely for day, but not for night yet.. what if she's wet? What if her pillow is over her face? What if she has fever? Why is she coughing? Why was she crying in her sleep? What woke her up? How did she get turned upside down? I can't have her falling out of bed. At least one of these things happen every day to every other week. I worry nonstop. It's very rare for me to 'konk-out'. On the weekends I get the most rest while she's with his parents or my mother. I'm like Zzzzzzzz 8-12 hours. But yeah, when she's home I'm a total light sleeper. And noise coming from her room and I can't get the covers off of me fast enough to get to her. (I miscarried before I had her [she was planned], so I'm terrified of losing her.)
Greggie Greggie 9 years
I have no idea. I'd estimate some nights four hours, some nights eight hours. I don't keep track because if I know I didn't get much I feel more tired than I do if I just ignore it.
fjaril fjaril 9 years
My guy is fast asleep by 9pm and wakes up around btwn 7 and 8 am. I should be getting 8-10 hours, but Hubby and I like to sit up and watch tv together after which always goes later than we meant.
LaDolceVita LaDolceVita 9 years
Being that I'm :prego: and have a 4 year old who likes to sneak in at 4:00AM I'm not getting as much sleep as I need right now!! We've started shutting (not locking) the door so she gets the hint. Don't get me wrong, I love sleeping with her, but when I get bigger or when the baby comes it will be too difficult to let her in...
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