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Who's Left Holding the Baby

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 25 December 2013

Like many working mums, Australian broadcaster, Madeleine Morris finds it tough balancing the demands of her job with a desire to be the best possible parent. She takes her daughter, Scarlett, on a journey to find out if there is a better way. In Fiji she finds a whole community getting involved, whilst in China she hears from the parents who leave children as young as three in boarding kindergartens.



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