The state of fertility & family benefits in 2023
Meeting global challenges with better family healthcare
Layoffs across industries, the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the overturning of Roe vs. Wade have challenged employees and employers alike. With tightening budgets and prevailing uncertainty, how can companies take a people-first approach to their benefits decisions?
We surveyed nearly 600 HR leaders and over 1,100 full-time employees to discover how they’re using family benefits to navigate the uncertainty and challenges of 2023 and beyond.
Deploying a comprehensive approach to family care
Outside of the impacts of Roe vs. Wade's overturn, escalating global economic uncertainty continues to be top of mind for companies as they make their benefits decisions. Despite keeping a closer eye on budgets, most employers say they’re adding benefits in the next two to three years.
Uncertainty and change create opportunities
Increased restrictions on reproductive healthcare posed new challenges for employees in 2022. They’ll continue to have broad-reaching implications for employers, affecting employee productivity and attrition and leading to inequitable access to care.
of employees say the Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision and the current economic climate make them feel more anxious. Of these workers, nearly half say that this anxiety is affecting their productivity at work.
of employees say that the Supreme Court’s ruling has factored into their plans for starting and raising their families.
“Today, there are many paths to parenthood, and support that is needed throughout every phase– from the moment one decides to become a parent, to their fertility or adoption journey, to bringing home a baby and raising their child. This cannot be done alone and we’re proud to offer support that is so needed at each phase of this journey.”
Chief Human Resources Officer at L’Oreal USA
Maternity and postpartum care
Fertility and family-building support
Parenting and pediatric support
Reproductive healthcare, including menopause