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CHART: Having More Kids Means Moms, But Not Dads, Drop Out Of The Workforce

Mothers with four or more children are far more likely to drop out of the workforce than fathers with the same amount of kids. Indeed, this chart from the Atlantic shows that, as families grow, more and more women stop working and stay home with their children. Fathers, however, do not. Several factors contribute to this number, but one important factor to consider is that the pay gap means women tend to make less than men, and so families can more easily survive without a woman’s salary:

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