According to Pew Research Center, about half of U.S. parents say working makes it harder for them to be good parents, and about the same amount say they feel like they're not giving enough work.
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According to Pew Research Center, about half of U.S. parents say working makes it harder for them to be good parents, and about the same amount say they feel like they're not giving enough work.

New and expecting mothers are frequently told that their lives will change once their baby arrives. They don't always hear how, especially when it comes to their careers.

Caitlyn Collins is a sociologist at Washington University in St. Louis. She conducted interviews with mothers around the world and found American moms feel far more stressed out than women in Italy, Germany and Sweden. Collins spoke with On Second Thought host Virginia Prescott about her research.

On Second Thought host Virginia Prescott speaks with Caitlyn Collins.

Collins will visit the University of Georgia this Friday to discuss her book, Making Motherhood Work: How Women Manage Careers and CaregivingThe event gets underway at 3:30 p.m.

 

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