I don't think so, but I do think employers should have more of an understanding view when you tell them you have been a SAHM.
On every job application I have filled out, they want to know why there isn't job information when you don't have a paying job. So, you kind of have to. If you have a huge gap you don't explain they will get curious as to why.
I made it a point to explain the 11 year gap on my resume with the fact that I was a SAHM. I usually disclosed that information in the Cover Letter.
I also made it a point to stay active with in the community while a SAHM. I volunteered and built up my references. I had quite a bit of experience I was able to put onto my resume, even with being a SAHM.
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