GC4W Motherhood News & Advice

On Momternships: Do Working Moms Really Need to Start From Scratch?

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. For women who take a temporary leave from the workforce to care for their children or family, returning can feel next to impossible. “I’ve had a lot of really well-meaning people tell me to quit looking,” Hagit Katzenelson, a programmer and mother, told one writer for the Harvard Business Review, “They’d say, ‘Come on, you’re banging your head…

Is Breastfeeding the Secret to Understanding Maternal Mental Health?

The postpartum period is one of the most physically, mentally, and emotionally challenging times of a woman’s life. There has been a dramatic rise in the number of mothers diagnosed with perinatal mental health problems in the U.S. in recent years. Postpartum mental health disorders include depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and psychosis. Up to 20% of all women develop…

What Cleo Wade Gets About the Struggles of Working Mothers

Poet, artist and influencer Cleo Wade is—congrats!—having a baby. But because the internet is what it is, one commenter went full snide: “I see all these young women really hitting their stride professionally [are] then getting pregnant right at a high point,” they wrote. “I don’t get that. I never will.” Oh, honey. A bad move. In a follow-up post, Wade responded…