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The Challenges of being a single young mother

Parenting is hard work. Raising kids is a challenging experience. Single motherhood is even more challenging, not just for the mother but also the child. Single young mothers is a fast-growing population segment. This has been attributed to shifts in family values and societal norms. Almost a third of U.S families are single mom homes. According to Pew Research, single mothers make up 24% of married moms who make up 68% of the female population. Single parent families are ever-increasing worldwide.

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