Working Moms

The Working Woman's Guide to Pregnancy

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

Three signs it's time to stop working

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

NSFW Photos Challenge Common Notions About Breastfeeding

You have to see how this artist flips societal norms about what it means to be a breastfeeding mother on their heads. Warning: These photos are not suitable for work.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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

Crush your top pregnancy work worries with these expert tips.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Morning Sickness Sucks

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

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.

Women's Wage Gap Even Worse for Moms

Women in the U.S. are typically paid only 78 cents for every man's dollar, while moms only make 70 cents for every dollar paid to dads. Here's why this is no good.

Word to the wise

01.20.11 Forget balance. Being a working mom requires integration.

Sleep Deprived Mama

If your baby isn't sleeping, neither are you.

Why Netflix Unlimited Maternity Leave Matters

Netflix has offered employees unlimited, paid maternity leave & paternity leave for a whole year after baby is born. Is this a game-changer?

Working Mom Looking for Same

02.02.12 The moms group I was searching for wasn't at the playground--it was in the cubicle next to mine.

This Pregnant Meteorologist Won't be Shamed

Katie Fehlinger, a TV meteorologist in Philadelphia, is fighting back against the body-shaming haters in the best way possible. Here's to being pregnant and proud.