HR Benefits teams can drive the change needed to retain moms, say Kate Ryder, Maven founder and CEO, and Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code and leader of the Marshall Plan for Moms.
For most employers, maternity care represents the highest or second-highest healthcare expense.
We surveyed 1,000 pregnant people about their preferences for care, how they use telehealth, where there are gaps in their access to specialists or to support, and what has shifted during the pandemic.
43% of women leave their careers within one year of having a baby, and COVID-19 has led to an exodus of women leaving their jobs. Employers need proven strategies to retain women through this crisis, and beyond.