When my dad passed away, I felt sadness and my sleep suffered. It is normal and natural for your sleep to be disturbed when a loved one dies. How long does it take for your sleep to bounce back to normal? It can take up to one year.
Sleep Tip #28: Sleep disturbances after the death of a loved one is normal and natural although distressing. Before talking with your physician about possibly taking a sleeping pill, ask about other options to help you sleep enough and better.