States were ranked based on childcare cost and quality, the number of professional opportunities and size of the gender wage gap, and work-life balance.

“Working women balancing children and careers face a mountain of challenges: the wage gap, the astronomical cost of childcare, shouldering the lion’s share of unpaid work (even when they earn more money than their partners).”
Read this article: This interactive map shows which states are best for working mothers

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Jennifer Labit is the founder of She is also the CEO of Cotton Babies, Inc. Jenn created bumGenius, a world-leading brand of cloth diapers. She frequently writes about her evolving process of merging motherhood with full-time corporate and industry leadership. In addition to authoring content for this community, she also regularly blogs at