one in 10 women holds down a full-time job in the decade following her first
child, claims research.
25 and 40 per cent of the 1,500 women surveyed over a 10-year period combine
motherhood and work.
study published by the Economic and Social Research Council shows that most
women who resume full-time work are professionals in their 30s. Determining
factors for their return include the flexibility of their employer and the
ability to pay for childcare.
group was also the most likely to separate from the fathers of their first