From how much sleep new parents lose in the first year of their baby’s life to the two times of day our body can sleep more easily, a Manifattura Falomo report details 17 interesting facts about sleep.

What is the world record for hours spent “awake”? How many hours of sleep do parents lose during their child’s first year of life? Do animals dream like us? Can you ever be sleep “drunk”?

Find out now! Don’t miss our 17 incredible fun facts about sleep!

1. The record for the longest period without sleep is 18 days, 21 hours and 40 minutes achieved during a marathon.

2. If it takes you less than 5 minutes to fall asleep at night that means you’re too tired and won’t rest well! Falling asleep should take between 10 to 15 minutes!

3. After a child’s birth, parents lose between 400 and 750 hours of sleep only in the first year!

4. REM sleep lasts about 2 hours and begins more or less 90 minutes after falling asleep.

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