Burgard discusses the real night shift in Post story
"Women are more likely than men to give up sleep to care for children and others" - Washington Post. 2/15/2011.
In this piece, Sarah Burgard reports on her findings that women are 2.5 times as likely as men to interrupt their sleep to care for others during the night. And this is true, says Burgard, regardless of a woman's breadwinning status in her relationship.