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Moms struggle with the expense of diapers, study says

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(Read caption) Moms struggle to purchase diapers for their children and can suffer from depression and anxiety because of it. Huggies diapers and a box of Kirkland diapers are on display at Costco Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, in, Portland, Ore.

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That classic diaper robbery scene from the Coen Brothers comedy “Raising Arizona” is getting less funny by the minute.

Yale School of Medicine study in the August edition of the journal Pediatrics finds that 30 percent of women cannot afford enough diapers for their children. It further finds that those women are more in danger of depression and anxiety.


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