Perfectionist Motherhood

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-02-22/news/ct-x-0222-healy-column-20120222_1_milk-supply-mom-mothers

“Just perfect, more pressure on modern moms” delves into the obsession todays mothers have with being the best mom scientifically possible even though they are also working. They frees baby food, pump breast milk, fees their baby only organic foods, and obsess with strollers, car seats, cribs, toys and music all so their bundle of joy can have a perfect childhood despite mom working. This overcompensation of working mothers is a complex the mothers of the 1950s would be sympathetic to as they also strived for perfection as the standards of their time dictated.

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