Navigation Links
Working Moms Happier, Healthier Than Stay-at-Home Peers: Study
Date:12/13/2011

TUESDAY, Dec. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Working mothers have better health and fewer symptoms of depression than stay-at-home moms, a new study indicates.

The researchers also found that mothers with part-time jobs can balance work and nurturing their children better than those with full-time jobs.

For the study, published in the December issue of the Journal of Family Psychology, researchers analyzed data collected from over 1,300 mothers in the United States who were interviewed shortly after their child's birth and underwent further interviews and observation over more than 10 years of follow-up.

The women were enrolled in the U.S. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development.

Mothers who worked either full-time or part-time reported better overall health and fewer symptoms of depression than stay-at-home moms, according to the researchers at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Mothers with part-time jobs were just as involved in their child's school as stay-at-home moms, and more involved than mothers with full-time jobs, the investigators found. The study authors also noted that mothers with part-time jobs appeared more sensitive with their preschool children and provided more learning opportunities for toddlers than stay-at-home moms and mothers with full-time jobs.

The researchers pointed out that cost-conscious employers often hire part-time workers because they typically don't receive the same amount of benefits, such as health insurance, training and career advancement.

"Since part-time work seems to contribute to the strength and well-being of families, it would be beneficial to employers if they provide fringe benefits, at least proportionally, to part-time employees as well as offer them career ladders through training and promotion," study co-author Marion O'Brien, a professor of human development and fami
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Your e-Marketing Journey in 2010: An e-Book for Corporate Communicators Working in European Headquarters
2. Doctors Working Less, Earning Less
3. RSA Innovator NetClarity Solves Networking Problems Caused by HP and Cisco Divorce
4. ClinAudits Joins Bioanalytical Quality Standards Initiative (BQSI) Expert Working Group
5. NAMI Launches Social Networking Site for Young Adults: Mental Health, Finances, Relationships, Music and More
6. NAMI Launches Social Networking Site for Young Adults: Mental Health, Finances, Relationships, Music and More
7. Working-Memory Gene Linked to Schizophrenia
8. Working Wives Still Expected to Do It All, Study Finds
9. AskDads.com Launches the First Social Networking Site Exclusively for Dads
10. Human working memory is based on dynamic interaction networks in the brain
11. Working Lands Key to Affordable Energy and Climate Bill, Coalition Tells Lawmakers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Working Moms Happier, Healthier Than Stay-at-Home Peers: Study 
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 Liberty University has received ... program from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling ... of Liberty’s Center for Counseling & Family Studies , ... of the university’s new School of Behavioral Sciences. Prior to ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... TN (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Gabe’s Chemo Duck ... Duck App, the first app ever created for kids with cancer. ... Apple phones and devices, is filled with enjoyable games to help ... and treatments. The free app helps to keep kids entertained, educated ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Angelweddingdress is a famous wedding dress ... customers to follow it on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. The ... gift. Angelweddingdress draws a lottery every week. , Moreover, the ... 28, 2015. Click Angelweddingdress homepage for more information. ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Juvent Sports ( http://www.juventsports.com ) and David Leadbetter ... to bestow a Juvent Sports Achievement award upon an ... The award commemorated and congratulated McKitrick for her record ... her first amateur tournament in 1979 and most recently ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... For over 20 years, Dr. David Cruz of ... area has treated just about every type of injury that can ... for those same twenty-plus years, the team at Doctors on ... the best possible doctor. With the combined breadth of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Liberty University's Resident Master’s Counseling Program Receives CACREP Accreditation 2Health News:Chemo Duck Launches First App Ever Created for Kids with Cancer 2Health News:Chemo Duck Launches First App Ever Created for Kids with Cancer 3Health News:Angelweddingdress Invites Its Customers To Follow It On Facebook, Twitter, And Pinterest 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 3Health News:Industry Leading Chiropractor in Oceanside Joins the Doctors on Liens Network 2
... old year it is time to reflect on the good old ... do that the first and foremost medical breakthrough, which comes to ... the top ten lists released by every one connected with the ... and a majority of them are already tom tomming this as ...
... decision, has ruled that henceforth donors of sperms and eggs ... so. However if the donor feels not to reveal his/her ... the identity of the donors of sperms and eggs have ... far reaching consequences. ,The communiqué released by the government ...
... agonizing to see our favourite stars die. Worse still when ... Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, Princess Diana, Mother Teresa and MGR- to ... the nation and its millions. The sorrow multiplies if the ... Diana's life and the assassinations of Indira and Rajiv Gandhi ...
... healthy to actually live healthy. Doctors in England say ... helps in an early recovery. To justify this argument ... bypass operations and assessed the patient’s own perception of ... a better perception of their own health status, recovered ...
... newspapers carrying a news article about how some ardent cricket ... strung cricket match between India and Pakistan! A recent report ... has revealed that there is an increased mortality due to ... ,As compared to the number of death 5 days before ...
... next to water is Tea. Whether you like it strong ... herbs or with masala it is undoubtedly the most favorite ... live on fruit and vegetables grudgingly accept tea as a ... crediting tea with medicinal properties, which may actually make tea ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:When Celebrities Die 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... ATLANTA , Jan. 23, 2015 More than a ... a quarter of those with private insurance, filled a prescription ... to a report in this week,s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly ... health care providers to treat moderate to severe pain.  They ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... , Jan. 23, 2015  Now available for sale, ... 7,849,611) support that prevents ankle sprains by cushioning the ... it fits securely around the outside of any shoe ... & comfort while still offering protection against sprains. With ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... , Jan. 23, 2015  CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ ... its CytoSorb® extracorporeal cytokine adsorber to reduce deadly ... the receipt of $385,642, net of transaction costs, ... the Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program sponsored ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 2Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 3The Armor1 Ankle Roll Guard is the New Breakthrough Solution for Ankle Sprain Prevention! 2CytoSorbents Receives $385,000 in Non-Dilutive Funding from the New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program 2CytoSorbents Receives $385,000 in Non-Dilutive Funding from the New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program 3
... of the Results, ISTA Plans to Initiate,Phase III Studies ... 31, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , today announced ... IIb clinical study of,ecabet sodium, which is being developed ... ecabet sodium group achieved a strong,trend in the objective ...
... /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Research,collaborators with Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ... covering REOLYSIN(R),clinical trial data at the American ... be held June 1-5, 2007 in Chicago. ... Phase I systemic,administration trial. , The poster, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Preliminary Results from,Ecabet Sodium Phase IIb Study 2ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Preliminary Results from,Ecabet Sodium Phase IIb Study 3ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Preliminary Results from,Ecabet Sodium Phase IIb Study 4ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Preliminary Results from,Ecabet Sodium Phase IIb Study 5Oncolytics Biotech Inc.'s Research Collaborators to Present,REOLYSIN Clinical Trial Data at ASCO Conference 2
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size. For use in performing free-hand uniform donor buttons....
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size. For use in performing free-hand uniform donor buttons....
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size. For use in performing free-hand uniform donor buttons....
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size. For use in performing free-hand uniform donor buttons....
Medicine Products: