Roughly 9.8 million working mothers in the United States are suffering from burnout, according to a new study by Maven, a virtual clinic for women’s and family health.
Based on its survey of 440,000 working parents, including 226,000 mothers, women are 28% more likely to experience burnout than fathers, just by being a working mother, the CNBC reported.
Another survey of nearly 500 parents showed that 53% of families rely on the mother as the primary caregiver of the household.
Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as child-care challenges or having to manage remote learning for their children while also transitioning to handling work duties from home play a factor in burnout.
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