Working Moms

Amazon Proves U.S. Maternity Leave Still Broken

Is maternity leave for women getting better? Yes, thanks to some progressive companies, but Julia Cheiffetz's experience at Amazon shows we still have a way to go.

Three signs it's time to stop working

If you're waffling about when to go on maternity leave, here are some clues:

The Working Woman's Guide to Pregnancy

Our detailed guide covers breaking the news at work, navigating maternity leave, and more.

Why Every Parent Should Have a Will

Less than half of all Americans have a will, and the number drops even more for moms and dads, yet it's the one legal document every parent should have. Here's why.

Getting Back to Business

Going back to work after having a baby isn't an all-or-nothing decision.

Pregnancy-Inspired Careers

Five jobs for women with babies on the brain

Ready Or Not

Can you ever be truly prepared for becoming a mom?

Survive the Work Day (Even When You Have Morning Sickness)

Crush your top pregnancy work worries with these expert tips.

Photo Series Celebrates Breastfeeding Women in Uniform

We've seen plenty of photo series that focus on breastfeeding women--but this one is like any other. The women are all in uniform. And the photographer's recruiting.

9 Ways to Get the Most from Playtime

Get lost, buzzing phone. Move over, dirty laundry. Our nine brilliantly easy ways to carve out short bursts of playtime with your baby will transform his day--and yours.

Families Spending More on Child Care Than Rent

Child care costs are so high, many families spend more on it than they do on rent--and women are paying the price for it with their careers. Here's why.

Deciding When to Work After Having a Baby

If you're deciding about returning to work after maternity leave, learn from these four women, who weigh up the same decision about going back to work after baby.

Your Guide to Having a Baby on a Budget

Looking for financial advice during your pregnancy? Here are some affordable, money-saving tips from real families to help you have a baby without breaking the bank.

Morning Sickness Sucks

12.07.12 Getting through the day with a queasy stomach isn't easy--even for a princess.

Trump Proposes Maternity Leave Policy, Doesn't Mention Dads

Could this move help presidential candidate Donald Trump reach female voters, or does it set women back further?

Paid Maternity Leave is Safer for Babies

A new study shows that paid time off for new parents is linked with a reduction in cases of abusive head trauma in infants. Another reason for paid maternity leave.

Would You Take Your Baby to Work if You Could?

A California firm has a policy that allows parents to bring their young babies to work. Would you do it if your company let you?

Sleep Like A Baby?

A new sleep book from pediatrician Harvey Karp, M.D., may be just what the doctor ordered.

Pentagon Rolls Out Single Maternity Leave Policy Across Military

The latest in a string of organizations that have rolled out new and improved maternity leave policies is not in Silicon Valley, but the U.S. Capitol: The Pentagon.

Real Life Working Moms-To-Be

Doing your best on the job takes extra effort, planning and communication when you're pregnant.

Three Tips to Make Your Return From Maternity Leave Easier

Returning to work can be tough on new moms.

Protect Your Family

Smart financial planning for your family.

Tech Startup Makes Pregnancy Your Company's Business

Lucy is a service that just might offer the support working women need as they become moms...and the firms they work for could fare pretty well, too.