For members of the media looking to learn more about the back-to-work transition for new parents, the It’s Working Project can serve as a resource. We can connect members of the media with our experts or with parents willing to share their stories in detail.

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The Washington Post, When your Baby is in the diver’s seat

Experience Magazine, What Cheesemongers know about your pregnancy

Experience Magazine, From a Basement Shop, She Helped make Obama’s White House Bloom

Slate, New Recommendations for Postpartum Care are Long Overdue

The Washington Post, Nauseated, exhausted and coming out of your clothes: Managing the First Trimester at Work

Harvard Business Review, “What Nursing Parents Need to Know About Pumping During Work Travel”

The Washington Post, “How Fatherhood Impacts Business

Harvard Business Review, “Yes, You Can Start a Business and Have a Baby at the Same Time” 

Slate, “Meet the Millennial Men Behind Family Friendly Startups”

The Washington Post“Parenting lessons from Pooh”

Refinery 29, “Why Are Other Moms The Only Ones Teaching Us How To Do This?”

The Washington Post, “The importance of breast-feeding centers”

Harvard Business Review ,“Complying with Family-Friendly Leave Policies is Not Enough”

TIME Motto ,“How to Build a Support System of Working Parents”

The Washington Post, “Obama urges changing our workplaces as Target employees show us how it’s done”

The Washington Post, “How some companies are helping new moms transition back to work, gently”

The Washington Post, “Beyond Mom: Postpartum depression can impact a partner’s well-being, too”

The Washington Post, “How to Tell Your Boss You’re Pregnant”

The Washington Post, “How Repealing the ACA will Hurt Mothers Who Breastfeed”

The Washington Post, “What a Pumping Room at Work Should Look Like for Mothers, and Why”


USA Today “Bosses, managers and co-workers can tap into the talent of employees who become moms by creating a supportive work environment.”

The Washington Post, “This lawmaker and new mom had a marathon hearing. So she pumped from the dais.

The Washington Post, “Workplaces must give moms space to pump breast milk. Women share what it’s really like”

CSM “Beyond paid leave: what companies get wrong about new parents”

Marketplace “The cost of summer child care”

CSM “Can corporate feminism help all working women?”

Inc. “Millennial Moms Can Learn a Thing or Two From Millennial Dads”

Inc., “7 Expert Tips on What to Do About Pregnancy on the Job”

New America’s Better Life Lab, “Stories That Matter: The Portrait Project”

Fast Company, “7 Ways to Make Sure New Parents Don’t Quit”

The Washington Post“Taking your kid to work, Adam LaRoche style”

Fortune, “The NFL Has a Mom Problem, And It’s Not About Concussions”

American Express Open Forum, “15 Small-Business Trends to Consider for 2016”

The Washington Post “Tell Your Kid Nobody’s Mother is Normal and Other Advice for Parents from Parents”

Fast Company, “How the Astronomical Cost of Childcare is Forcing More Women to Quit Their Jobs”

Forbes, “When Parenthood Means Becoming Your Own Boss”

Fortune Magazine, “Inside the Secret Society of Executive Moms”

The Washington Post, “Netflix and parental leave: Today a PR move. Hopefully tomorrow, the norm?”

Working Moms Against Guilt, “It’s Working Project: Advocating for Family Friendly Workplaces” 

Working Mother, “A Work Life Re-Evolution” 

Huffington Post, “Another Way Companies Make it Harder for New Mothers”

Fast Company, “What Marissa Mayer’s Maternity Leave Decision Means for Working Parents at Yahoo”

The Broad Side, “Marissa Mayer and C-Suite Motherhood Culture”, “Top 10 Ways Companies Make It Easier to Return to Work After Maternity Leave” 


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