maternal employment

Revisiting Welfare Reform: Effects on Teenage Crime

In the early nineties, politicians took up the task of reforming America’s welfare system. A bipartisan effort led to the...

Mommy and Me: The Impact of Paid Family Leave on Breastfeeding

Researchers examine the impact of a new paid family leave policy in California on rates of breastfeeding.

Obesity at Home: How Parental Employment Can Negatively Impact Family Nutrition

The impact of working parents is linked to an increased risk of childhood obesity.

School’s Out for Summer: Disadvantages of the Year-Round School Calendar on Maternal Employment

A recent study finds that year-round elementary school calendars negatively impact maternal employment because it is more difficult for parents to secure child care.