Children of insomniacs fall asleep later AND get less shut eye as youngsters pick up poor sleep habits from their mothers

Children of mothers with insomnia fall asleep later, get less shut eye and spend less time in deep sleep, new research reveals.
This is not true for fathers who struggle to nod off, which is thought to be due to mothers typically spending more time with their children and therefore having a greater influence on their sleep habits, a study found.
When both parents have sleep problems, their children have more difficulties getting into bed and do not get enough shut eye, the research adds.
Aside from youngsters 'learning' sleep habits from their mothers, families may also share genes that... read more

31 August 2017 in Health, Views: 42
Source: Daily Mail

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