20 Great Places for New Moms to Work

Employers offering stellar maternity leave, sanity-saving perks



Weeks of paid maternity leave: 12

Additional perks: An inhouse program provides counsel and support to employees as they transition to new parenthood.

Bain & Co.

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 12

Additional perks: New moms can take advantage of in-office massages and manicures, sleep and stress-management sessions, and yoga.

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 12

Additional perks: A free service locates someone to help complete personal tasks.

Bank of America

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 12

Additional perks: Health insurance offers a service to talk to a doctor by phone or video chat and receive diagnoses and prescriptions almost instantly.

Boston Consulting Group

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 12

Additional perks: Company fully covers medical costs for dependents, even including some typically "elective" items.

Microsoft

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 12

Additional perks: Lunch delivery, on-site personal shipping, free home grocery delivery, on-site dry cleaning and laundry services, convenience shopping, and dinners to go are among the perks that can make new moms' chore list that much shorter.

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Gerrett & Dunner

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 13

Additional perks: Bonuses remain intact even though billable-hours targets are adjusted for maternity leave.

FINRA

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 13

Additional perks: FINRA offers mentoring programs and talks for new moms.

LEGO systems

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 13

Additional perks: New moms are guaranteed 26 weeks of leave, 13 of which are unpaid. Also, access to amazing toys doesn't hurt.

McKinsey & Co.

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 14

Additional perks: Every employee at McKinsey uses flextime — it's not just a policy, it's the norm.

Deloitte

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 14

Additional perks: Employees take about 40 paid days off each year.

HP

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 14

Additional perks: Employees can use HP's concierge, resource and referral service, or employee assistance program to help them accomplish personal errands.

Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC)

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 15

Additional perks: Women can join a program that lets them work just a few months each year.

Goldman Sachs

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 16

Additional perks: Childbirth classes and maternity mentoring programs are available.

Barclays

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 16

Additional perks: Barclays offers child care coaching, parenting seminars, and a dedicated families' network.

Deutsche Bank

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 18

Additional perks: Maternity coaching is available on-site.

Arnold & Porter

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 18

Additional perks: Associates can extend their leave without pay to a full year.

Facebook

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 18

Additional perks: The social network provides a $4,000 "new child benefit" for each child born or adopted and breastfeeding workshops.

Google

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 18

Additional perks: The company offers one-on-one consultations for parents and provides them with $500 for "baby bonding."

Ernst & Young LLP

Weeks of paid maternity leave: 39 weeks

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