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Getting a good night’s sleep is key for a healthy life. Most adults need six to eight hours sleep each night, and not getting the correct amount can have a serious effect on your health and wellbeing.
Do you regularly have difficulty falling or staying asleep? Are you chronically too tired to function? Are your legs active or restless at night? Does chronic pain or digestive problems affect your sleep?
1. Do not be tempted to use bed or bedtime as a punishment. This will only reinforce the message that bed and bedtime is a separation from loved ones and fun. Do not even suggest this indirectly by saying, “You must be tired or you would not be so cranky”.
The Danish government has recently begun paying compensation to women who have developed breast cancer after long spells working nights following a ruling by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an arm of the UN's World Health Organisation.