Tag: mothers

newborn baby at hospital

One in five babies born in U.S. cities is in poor health, with profound and lasting impacts on their own and their mother’s lives. Researchers reached this conclusion after following nearly 3,700 infants and their mothers through Princeton’s Fragile Families Survey, which checked in on the families six times between the child’s birth and ag…

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The brief’s key findings are: When women become mothers, their earnings often take a substantial, and permanent, hit that becomes larger with each additional child. The question is, how do Social Security provisions address this motherhood penalty once women enter retirement? The results show that Social Security offsets a substantial portion of the motherhood penalty,…