60% Of mothers are criticized for how their children are raised
Research by the University of Michigan showed that six out of 10 mothers have already experienced some kind of criticism of how they educate, nurture and nurture their children. According to the scientists' analysis, such comments hurt more than helping mothers.
475 American women, with children ages 0-5, participated. Among the interviewees, 37% of them reported being criticized mainly by their own parents, and secondly, 36% of them reported their in-laws and husbands. The third place was for the sister-in-law and brother-in-law (31%). The main issues that generate criticism for mothers are: discipline (70%), nutrition (52%), sleep (52%), and nutrition (52%). 46%), breastfeeding and bottle feeding (39%) and safety (20%). Among mothers, 42% of them felt insecurities with the comments, which led them to consult specialists seeking to reaffirm their decisions regarding their children. Avoiding the relative knockout in question was an attitude taken by 50% of respondents.
During the last months of gestation, the moms usually feel a bigger movement of the baby in the belly. All kinds of external stimuli attract their attention, and they begin to stir. From here, observing these beings so small and not yet born to be able to respond in any way to the sounds they hear and touches they feel is unbelievable.
Nowadays, the number of families that decide to have only one child is growing. We have overworking parents and the cost of living that has been increasing so fast and having a child increasingly becomes an act of conscious choice, full of responsibility. It's really life planning, in most cases. The choice seems to me to be conscious, because what we see are parents extremely dedicated to their children and often aware that more children would change this reality.