A new report, released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reveals that single parents in the United States are facing sleep problems, and most of them are unable to get enough sleep at night.
Good nigh sleep is very important for health and brain.
According to the findings, 44% of single moms living with children under the age of 18 are not getting recommended seven hours of sleep at night. The report shows that 38% of single dads sleep less than seven hours per night.
In addition to single parents, couples with children in their homes also suffered in the sleep department. According to the report, 33% of them slept less than seven hours per night, compared with 31% of adults who didn’t live with kids, Los Angeles Times reported.
According to researchers, 24% of single moms and 17% of single dads had trouble falling asleep at least four times a week, compared with 14% of moms and 10% of dads who live together.
In addition, 28% of single moms and 19% of single dads had trouble staying asleep four or more times a week. They were joined by 21% of moms and 13% of dads who lived with their partners.
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