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  1. Family Life
    The Australian Prime Minister For Women laid out a new financial plan that will dedicate $109 million to give mothers more paid parental leave, as well as give more help to domestic violence victims. Kelly O'Dwyer is Australia's Prime Minister for Women and she's advocating for a new plan that...
  2. Other
    Ivanka Trump is standing behind new mama and tennis legend Serena Williams who is entering the French Open without a seed simply because she took time off to have her daughter Alexis. Serena Williams was ranked No. 1 when she left her pro tour last year to give birth to her daughter, Alexis...
  3. Baby
    The Prime Minister of New Zealand is leading the way for working mamas everywhere as she plans to take a six-week maternity leave when her child is born. New Zealand's third female Prime Minister, Jacinda Arden, is the first to be giving birth while in office. She's showing the world that women...
  4. Other
    Many Americans struggle for adequate paid maternity leaves. Meanwhile, in Japan, some women are being told when they can marry or have children from their employers. A letter that was written by a 28-year-old man and recently published in the highly-regarded Japanese newspaper, The Mainichi...
  5. Family Life
    For many mothers, taking a break from their jobs and careers happens as they care for their children. When they are ready to return to the workforce, it is often difficult to transition back. This year The Mom Project teamed up with BP to launch a program for just such moms. I am a military...
  6. Baby
    Ohio State Representatives Kristin Boggs and Janine Boyd announced last week a new bill that will ensure Ohio workers have access to paid family leave. Many working mothers have to make the painful choice of returning to work soon after the birth of their baby in order to continue supporting...
  7. Baby
    The United States is the only industrialized country in the world that does not guarantee paid parental leave upon the birth of a baby. A quick glance across the globe shows that the U.S. lags far behind when it comes to caring for our families. Check it our for yourself with this map by...
  8. Baby
    Any experienced mom will tell you that a baby registry is often filled with items that may never be used. Some new moms are finding a way to ask for what they really want: time with their new baby. The United States is one of just a handful of countries that does not mandate paid maternity...
  9. Baby
    A new bill introduced into the Ohio legislature would help breastfeeding moms address a very common dilemma: How do you fulfill your civic duty while nursing your child? As the adage goes: Breast is Best. While the awareness surrounding the health advantages of breastfeeding has continued to...
  10. Family Life
    A recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine sheds light on a topic that many female health care providers have known for years: It's not easy being a physician and a mom. Researchers polled nearly 6,000 female physician mothers over a wide range of medical specialties, and the results...
  11. Baby
    Women who take a maternity leave have always had to contend with the gap it creates on their resume. Ad agency, Mother New York, created The Pregnancy Pause to fill that misleading gap. We all know that motherhood is more than a full-time job, yet it isn't recognized as such in the paycheck...
  12. California, Nevada
    I'm doing some research on Maternity Leave in the United States! If you guys have gone on maternity leave, would you be willing to fill out my survey? Thanks so much guys! I can't attach the link because my post count isn't high enough. I will add a picture to the link though!
  13. Baby
    Canada is giving new parents more options for parental leave when it comes to staying home with their babies. The plan, part of last week's Canadian federal budget, would be a big change in the way parental leave has been doled out for Canadians. It is expected to kick in by next year. Read on...
  14. Baby
    A new law passed by the Indian Parliament takes a huge leap forward in an effort to improve maternal and child health, and keep women in the workforce. Indian mothers are excited about a historic new maternity bill that will more than double their maternity leave, while also allowing moms to...
  15. Life With a Baby
    Hi All, I'm a full-time working mom to two children. I started a website this year (while working and having a new baby) it's a crowdfunding website for maternity and paternity leave called MyBabyBond. I talk to so many moms (and dads) that don't have paid leave but that want it. I had to go...
  16. I'm Pregnant
    Hi! I am a fulltime nanny planning my first pregnancy. Unfortunately part of being in this field of child care doesn't come with any paid maternity leave. I have heard that I may be able to purchase individual short term disability in order to help out financially post pregnancy while I am on...
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