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Study: More working mothers want to work full time

Posted by Kristi Palma  March 14, 2013 01:37 PM

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In a Pew Research Center study released today, researchers found a spike in the number of working mothers who said they'd prefer to work full time, reports The Associated Press.

The percentage of working mothers wanting to work full time climbed to 37 percent, up from 21 percent in 2007.

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Kristi Palma, Moms producer, is the mom of a first grader and a preschooler. She is a writer who enjoys cooking her grandmother's Italian recipes (when her son isn't launching paper airplanes into them). Follow her on Twitter @kristipalma.
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