Sociologist, Author On 'Making Motherhoood Work' For Highly Stressed American Moms

Sep 25, 2019

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.


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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