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Being a Mother: Who Takes Care of the Caregiver?

November 12, 20158 min
What factors bear the biggest impact on keeping a mother psychologically healthy enough to tend to her children?Mothers play a crucial role in caregiving in society. From the nine months she carries her baby, to the birth and upbringing of her children, mothers give constant care, support, and partake in tasks without a permanent schedule.But, who's the person who mothers a mom?In a recent study, Arizona State University researchers asked more than 2,000 well-educated, upper middle-class mothers what factors helped them cope with the tireless task of being a mother.What did the researchers find?Listen in as Suniya Luthar, PhD, shares the recent study on being a mother, caregiving, and who mothers mommy.

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