Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Workplace Changes Bring Babies To The Office

Baby-at-work-computerThe face of the workplace in America has been evolving for decades, and so have employers’ policies around families, but some say they do not go far enough.  

Joan Blades is president of 'momsrising,' which is focused on building a more family-friendly nation.  Blades says that includes in the workplace where – in the companies at which it can be done safely and without disruption – mothers ought to be allowed to bring their newborns to work.

Baby-at-work programs are starting to be offered by companies around the world.  In the US, it is estimated that every day, more than 2,000 infants now accompany a parent to the job.

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