Many mothers are forced to make the unfair choice between career advancement and family health while national public policy remains sluggish to rectify the crisis.


Opting to stay at home with your kids doesn’t have to be a death sentence for your career.

Adjusting to life after having a baby is not easy. But add in the return to your old responsibilities and it's a recipe for a breakdown.

Having a baby is supposed to be one of the most joyful times in a person’s life. Unfortunately, many new parents don’t get to enjoy for long before facing serious financial and professional pressures. Last Week Tonight took time out to remember the moms that are often shafted by current provisions for maternity leave. Companies […]

Based upon company policy and/or adherence to the Family and Medical Leave Act, most new mothers choose to take maternity leave from their respective jobs to care for and bond with their new bundle of joy. Some companies give paid leave, while others do not, which can seriously affect how much time and when/if a […]

Democratic Legislator Rep. Rosa DeLauro (CT) and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (NY) have proposed nationwide paid maternity leave. This means that a trust fund would be established within the Social Security Administration that is designed to pay mothers while they take time off after their pregnancy. America (the land of the free and the home of […]

Are you the new kid on the block when it comes to finding the right daycare for your child? This is a very hard decision to make for new parents. Honestly before I provide some great resources to help you in this process I have to vent about my frustration about American policies on maternity leave. Here […]