Infant Sleep Study Reveals Baby Girls Sleep More Than Baby Boys

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This week is Sleep Awareness Week, an annual event pioneered by the National Sleep Foundation as a way to create awareness around better sleeping habits for everyone. While being tired because you were up late scrolling through Instagram is one thing, having to constantly wake up to take care of baby—as most new parents do—is another. To help parents better understand how babies sleep, Nanit, working with universities and researchers, recently put out its State of Sleep report, finding that girls actually get more sleep than boys.

Since 2016, the baby monitor company has tracked over 54.9 million hours of sleep and 12.1 million nighttime visits from parents. The report analyzes data from over 5,000 parents. It found that, over the course of a month, baby girls get an extra 4.5 hours of sleep on average. Plus, at 6 months, baby girls get an average 10 minutes of sleep more than…

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