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A Chattanooga, Tenn., Times-Free Press article about the increasing likelihood that stay-at-home mothers are of Hispanic heritage and foreign born quoted Doug Bachtel, a demographer at UGA.

“When you migrate, you bring your cultural baggage with you, your beliefs and values,” Bachtel said. “Day care is quite expensive, particularly for younger kids, so as these folks are new to the country they may be struggling economically, so it would be too expensive.”