Dad’s Layoff Diminishes Baby’s Birth Weight

layoffLayoff Diminishes Baby’s Birth Weight

The birth weights of babies born after their fathers lose their jobs are 4.7% lower, or about 5 ounces less, than those of employed dads’ babies, according to Jason M. Lindo of the University of Oregon. In a study of American fertility data from 1968-1997, Lindo says the effect may be due to factors such as the reduced food expenditures that result from lower family income and the stress experienced by moms who work more actively after their husbands are laid off.

This is a very alarming situation and the best way to deal with it, is to FIRST accept the fact , that you been laid off and settle down. Then think over and start fresh, Prepare a compelling resume and catchy cover note and start apply for the positions you come across, seek references and always ASK for help from others.

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