Thursday, February 28, 2008
Census Analysis Shows Changes in Pregnancy and Employment
NY Times: Shifts in Pregnancy and Work, by Sam Roberts:
As women have children later than ever and more work outside the home, they are also working longer into pregnancy and returning to work faster than they did four decades ago, the Census Bureau said Monday.
The trend reflects a number of developments since the early 1960s, including more opportunities for pregnancy leave, paid and unpaid, and increased protections for pregnant women against job discrimination.