Mama Doc Medicine - Work Life Balance Infographic

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Health & Medicine

Published on March 5, 2014

Author: NextworksProd

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The stats behind moms who work outside the home; the myths and realities of “doing it all”

KEEPING THE BALANCE An increasing number of women are now the primary or sole breadwinners of their household—and yet mothers feel pressure to “do it all,” hearing conflicting information in the media, at work, and at home. Here’s a look at the current challenges and joys of balancing the job of raising a child while also working outside the home. The State of the Working Mom 61% 4o% of women are now the primary or sole breadwinners in the US. of mothers work at home. 2011 Median Family Incomes $8o,ooo $78,ooo $7o,ooo Wife is primary breadwinner. Husband is primary breadwinner. Spouses’ incomes are about the same. How Happy Are Working Moms Compared WITH Stay-at-Home Moms? 8o% 85% Working mothers who say they are “very happy” or “pretty happy” Stay-at-home mothers who say they are “very happy” or “pretty happy” 48% Working mothers who say they feel stressed WE'RE MORE SIMILAR THAN WE THOUGHT! 5o% Stay-at-home mothers who say they feel stressed

We Can Do Better. While the number of working mothers grows, significant inequities remain that we must work to fix. Inequality Among Working Mothers 79% Mothers’ average reduced rate of being hired 5o% $11,ooo Mothers’ average reduced rate of work promotions Mothers’ average reduction in starting salary Public Opinion Although more and more parents and partners are sharing the responsibilities of work and raising children, the public opinion can be stifling for women who choose to work outside their home. 12% A mother should work full time. 4o% A mother should work part time. 42% A mother should not work at all. “The more women help one another, the more we help ourselves. Acting like a coalition truly does produce results.” - Sheryl Sandberg Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead Sources www.gallup.com/poll/154685/Stay-Home-Moms-Report-Depression-Sadness-Anger.aspx www.statisticbrain.com/working-mother-statistics www.pewsocialtrends.org/2013/05/29/breadwinner-moms

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