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Maternity Leave Articles

The arrival of a child is a big moment for a parent, but maternity leave and lack of paid time off for caregivers can sour what should be a time of happiness. Here's what mothers need to know about maternity leave, and who is (or isn't) providing it.
Guide
All Your FMLA & Maternity Leave Questions Answered
Everything you need to know about taking maternity leave in the United States
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How To
Job Hunting While Pregnant: Tips & Advice for Expecting Mothers
Channel your inner Beyonce, power suit and all
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How To
How to Talk (or Not Talk) About Miscarriage in the Office
Take a deep breath. This is a tough one
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Insight & Commentary
This is What Pregnancy Discrimination Looks Like
InHerSight asked moms to share ways they've experienced discrimination at work. This is what they said
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Guide
A Step-By-Step Guide to Your First Day Back After Maternity Leave
Advice from one working mom to another
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Guide
Guide to Paternity Leave: Your Rights, How to Ask & The Future of Leave
Dads are more engaged than ever, but paternity leave policies are slow to change
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How To
How to Deal with Morning Sickness at Work
Tips to keep your nausea at bay, according to a doctor
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How To
Adoption and the Office: How to Talk About—and Celebrate—It
All new parents need support and flexibility
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How To
CEO of Winnie: How I Pumped At Work
The first time was a bust, but Sara Mauskopf made it work when she had her second child
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Female-Friendly Companies
Companies, These Are What Mom-Friendly Benefits Look Like
InHerSight recently released data about the top companies for working moms. Take a deep dive into what makes them stand out from the crowd
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Insight & Commentary
How Ending the Motherhood Penalty Benefits All
Working moms make less than men and women without children. It’s time for that to stop
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Interview
Affirm Confirms: People Really Do Come First
How this company's workplace culture improves business for all
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How To
How to Tell the Boss You’re Expecting
A step-by-step guide to the big reveal
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Data & Research
On the Job Hunt? Look For These 3 Things in Company Reviews
Does your potential employer walk the walk or just talk the talk? InHerSight reviews uncover the reality of workplaces for women.
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How To
Plan Your Maternity Leave Right and Return to Work Like a Boss
How to tell your boss you're expecting, and other tips your work family will appreciate
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Insight & Commentary
The Messy Reality of American Maternity Leave Policy
How America does (and, often, doesn’t) take care of its new moms
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How To
Managing Maternity Leave…Like a Mother
An awesome new resource for working moms transitioning back to the office
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Insight & Commentary
What Makes Sweden So Great for Working Women?
Hint: It's not the Ikea meatballs or candy fish
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Interview
This Company Is Walking the Talk on Diversity and Inclusion — Here’s How
Weebly shares their formula for creating a culture of respect and empowerment
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Female-Friendly Companies
25 Great Companies for Future Moms
We’ve got our fingers crossed that the six weeks of paid family leave making headlines this week as part of President Trump’s budget plan -- or one of the twelve week counter proposals -- gets approved, since the U.S. is one of the only developed countries that doesn’t guarantee paid leave. But before that happens...
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