SALT LAKE CITY — A new study is shedding light on what it means to be a mother in America today and how motherhood has changed over the years.
The population of mothers in the United States actually spend more time with their kids now than they did in 1965. They’ve also become more educated and older when they have their first child.
In 1994, a lot more 24-29-year-old women had given birth. But by age 44, a higher percentage of women have had a child.
That says two things: More women are choosing to have children today, and they are waiting longer to have them.
They are also living more complicated