Culture of Life
Facts of Life
BY Jim Cosgrove
October 28 - November 3, 2001 Issue | Posted 10/28/01 at 2:00 PM
THE NUMBER of U.S. women staying at home after childbirth — instead of returning to work or seeking employment — has been on the rise. About 3.9 million women between the ages of 15 and 44 gave birth between July 1999 and June 2000.
Still at home at least a year after childbirth
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, cited by Associated Press, Oct. 18
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