Berlin - In addition to constant time pressure and the double burden of work and family, mothers also suffer from lack of appreciation for their family achievements. Around quarter of the women who take mother or mother-child cure in clinic recognized by the Müttergenesungswerk (MGW) cite lack of recognition as stress factor, announced today in Berlin.
Still how Before, women do most of the housework and family work - regardless of the level of employment. The balancing act between the traditional role model of the caring mother, the desire for equal rights and housework and family work shared in partnership brings many mothers to their limits. 87 percent of the mothers in the mother and mother-child cures suffered from states of exhaustion up to burn-out.
More than two million According to the mothers' convalescence work, mothers are in need of treatment. Around 49,000 mothers and over 71,000 children per year take part in cure in the 76 clinics recognized by the Müttergenesungswerk. Mothers can get advice free of charge at one of the 1,200 advice centers close to their home. In addition, the convalescent organization also offers cures for fathers and caregivers.