Working mothers

Helen McCarthy considers how women in Britain have sought to balance the demands of work and childcare over the past century

Two nannies stop for a chat while walking their charges in a London park, March 1916 (Photo by Getty Images)

Historian Helen McCarthy, author of the new book Double Lives, considers how women in Britain have sought to balance the demands of work and childcare over the past century

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