Having a child is something that many couples look forward to, and starting a family is definitely a wonderful milestone in people’s lives.

But the joy of parenthood comes at a price. Every parent ends up losing out on many many hours of sleep, compared to when they were childfree.

So how much sleep have you lost since your little one was born?

Use our interactive calculator to find out!

What date was your child born?

Are you
male/female?

Are you/were you breastfeeding?

hours in total

since your child was born

On average a mum that breastfeeds loses:

hours sleep per week

hours sleep per month

hours sleep per year

This is based on research that suggests that a parent’s sleep returns to normal after the child turns 6.