December 2017 – With two billion moms in the world, four babies are born every second, and four million babies are born in the U.S. every year.
Mothers of Preschoolers (mops.org) published an infographic in the October 2017 issue of Christianity Today pointing out that while mothering is beautiful, it can be hard. According to the MOPS research:
▶ Seven in ten moms feel stressed.
▶ Six in ten U.S. births are to single mothers.
▶ Five in ten moms feel like they don’t receive emotional support at church.
mops.org; christianitytoday.com, 10/17