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Research Article

Sleep in the Postpartum: Characteristics of First-Time, Healthy Mothers

Table 2

Frequencies and evolution of sleep and daytime variables ().

Severity ISIDifficulty initiating or maintaining sleep (DIMS)Daytime variables
2 Months6 Months2 Months6 Months2 Months6 Months2 Months6 Months2 Months6 Months2 Months6 Months2 Months6 Months
Insomnia Severity Index Sleep onset problem1Sleep maintenance problem1Waking too early1Nonrefreshing sleep1Sleepiness2Fatigue3

None1520252323191522172019292326
Mild416118105141091211
Moderate566438294621881411
Severe60001123224

From the Sleep Symptom Checklist (SSC): rating scale: 0–3. 2From the ESFS Sleepiness Scale. Moderate/severe refers to scores above the mean (>6.). None/mild severity refers to scores below the mean. 3From the ESFS Fatigue Scale. Moderate/severe refers to scores above the mean (>9.). None/mild severity refers to scores below the mean. 4Mild severity on the ISI refers to subthreshold insomnia (scores between 8 and 14). 5Moderate insomnia on the ISI refers to scores between 15 and 21. 6Severe insomnia on the ISI refers to scores between 22 and 28.

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