According to the National Center for Health Statistics, more than one million millennials celebrated being new mothers last year in America. It is calculated that there is over 16 million new American mothers of this generation in total.

Women who were born between 1981 and 1997 are the millennials. in 2015, the women of this generation made up for 82 percent of births. It is estimated that millennial women are becoming mothers later on in life, as they aim to flourish their careers and are not so focused on marriage first.

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Millennials claim that being a parent brings them closer to their identity, as stated in an article online which shows numerous statistics.

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Lori Denman-UnderhillLori Denman-Underhill uses the power of the press to raise awareness about endless causes. She is the Content Director for the company, coParenter.

Mothering is Lori’s top priority. She understands the importance of raising a healthy and happy child. She appreciates the opportunity to offer helpful advice to coParents as a mother and also as a preschool teacher of many years.

As a professional journalist, Lori’s work graces the pages of 20 publications, in print and online. She also attains a BA in Journalism and Sociology from the University of New Mexico and is certified in Childcare Education. For the past eight years, Lori has cared for and worked with young children. She hopes to share her endless amount of childcare knowledge with coParenter readers.