“Your first breath took ours away”: The science behind the lifetime promotion of motherhood

“Your first breath took ours away”: The science behind the lifetime promotion of motherhood

Jared Talavera

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A woman becoming a mother is a powerful force. According to science, parenthood is one of the most challenging normative developmental life stages.

Even in developed countries, such as Australia, motherhood can be challenging. I remember meeting a poverty-stricken young mother. She was a single mother with little financial resources and her first baby was due in a few months. Continue reading ““Your first breath took ours away”: The science behind the lifetime promotion of motherhood”