Working mothers ‘up to 40% more stressed’

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Shortening hours reduces pressure but flexitime and home-based jobs offer no benefit, major study finds

They may have had more than a sneaking suspicion that it was the case, but now working mothers have the data to back it up: they are indeed more stressed than other people – 18% more, in fact.

And that figure rises to 40% for those with two children, according to a major study that analysed 11 key indicators of chronic stress levels.

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