*Two of the biggest programs that assist low-income mothers, SNAP (food stamps) and WIC, won’t cover diapers or baby wipes.
*Needing diapers and not being able to buy them was a leading cause of mental health problems among new moms, according to Pediatrics Journal.
*30% of mother’s report that they can’t afford diapers
*An adequate supply of diapers costs $18 a week, according to the researchers. Therefore, a single mom making minimum wage of $7.25 per hour would have to pay more than 6 percent of her gross earnings to afford diapers for one child.
THIS ISSUE AFFECTS 1 out of 3 mother’s
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