Will children suffer if their mothers are employed?

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    National Research Center for Women and Families president Dr. Diana Zuckerman explains that most children thrive under good care, whether their mother is employed or not.

    Host: Will children suffer if their mothers are employed?

    Dr. Diana Zuckerman: For the most part, children are not going to suffer if their mothers are employed. Of course, it always depends on the child and the mother and the situation, but for the most part, many mothers are employed outside the home now and the children can do very well as long as they are still being taken care of in a supportive, nurturing environment where their needs are being met.