A quarter of mothers rely on grandparents' childcare in order to work

July 10, 2017
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One in four mothers would have to give up work if they didn’t have grandparents to look after their children, a new study reveals.

A survey of 1,000 adults by the charity Grandparents Plus found an increasing reliance on grandparents to help with childcare.

Only 7% of parents said they did not rely on their mother or father to have their children while they worked.

Just over half of those questioned said they would want a grandparent to step in if they were unable…


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