More mums rely on childcare to help with their kids rather than their partner!

A new study has found that mums take on the majority of childcare, and those who have to work, look to daycare or outside help rather than their partners.
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It seems more mums look to childcare to help with the kids rather than their partners.

A new study has found that mums take on the majority of the household and childcare duties, and those who have to work, look to daycare or outside help rather than their partners.

This ‘mental load’ falls completely on the shoulders of mums…

More mums look to childcare to provide help with their kids rather than their partner!

Mums are burnt out and partners aren’t stepping up enough, a new survey finds

A survey called the State of Motherhood by parenting website Motherly found that about a quarter of mothers (26%) have a childcare provider for help with their kids.

4% say they have a partner who takes the primary caregiver role or even shares the responsibility equally (10%).

And when it comes to household duties and childcare, 69% (62% employed and 90% non-employed) revealed they spend five or more hours a day while their partners devote 13% of their time.

Household and childcare duties are not being shared equally, even if both parents are working!

Furthermore, many women say that even if their partners help out, it’s mums who notice what needs to be done in the first place!

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