A good sleeping pattern is essential for both parents and
This is the expert opinion of Netmums health visitor Maggie
Fisher, who noted mums and dads may not be able to cope if they do
not get enough rest.
"Without adequate sleep, parents can feel they are struggling to
cope, be at risk of depression or see their relationship suffer,"
Ms Fisher remarked.
Her comments come after research by Netmums discovered sleeping
patterns vary from family to family.
Some 36 per cent of parents questioned said their baby did not
sleep throughout the night at the age of one, while 38 per cent
admitted the easiest way to get kids to bed is to use a set
Indeed, one-in-five respondents have driven their children around in the car to help them
Posted by Elizabeth Mewes