Sleep deprivation can leave you exhausted, stressed and can contribute to health problems. And when you’re a parent, you lose sleep. During that first year of infancies, parents can lose hundreds of hours of sleep. Each family might handle the division of night time tending to an infant differently and fathers are also often sleep deprived. The sleep deprivation can often send such people scampering onto the internet to look for places which can give them a decent mini review on CPAP and APAP systems which help in inducing sleep.
Women of young children and babies often are particularly sleep deprived. For example, a woman who is breast feeding her baby will have to wake for feedings at night, and the baby needs a place to sleep, so having a crib is important and there are kids furniture brands that help with this. According to the Department of Labor in 2009 122 million women age 16 years and over in the U.S. were labor force participants—working or looking for work. As many as 3 quarters of working women are mothers. Continue reading “Strategies to Improve Sleep for Working Parents” »