Navigation Links
Flexible Schedule Helps Keep New Moms in the Workplace
Date:6/28/2011

TUESDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- A flexible work schedule helps employers retain mothers who have just returned to their jobs after giving birth, according to a new study.

"When confronted by one or more job demands, a flexible schedule provides working moms with alternatives for meeting those demands while caring for their newborns. When working moms are better able to control their work environment and adapt, work-related stress is less likely to become a family issue," study author Dawn S. Carlson, a professor of management at Baylor University, said in a university news release.

She and her colleagues also found that working women with new babies were more likely to stick with their jobs if they have job security and can make use of a variety of their job skills, while the effects of work-related stress on their physical and mental health increases the risk of them leaving their job.

"Job security heightens motivation and energy, particularly for mothers who are sensitive to the security of their jobs after returning from maternity leave," co-author Merideth J. Ferguson, an assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship at Baylor, said in the news release.

The study was released online in advance of publication in an upcoming print issue of the Journal of Applied Psychology.

The researchers surveyed 179 full-time working mothers in North Carolina, average age 31, at three intervals, scheduled at four, eight and 12 months after they gave birth. The women had worked an average of 39.7 hours per week and planned on returning to work 30 or more hours a week four months after giving birth.

A large number of women who return to the workforce after childbirth subsequently stop working and the reasons for this are not well understood. These findings offer important insight into the issue, Carlson said.

More information

The American Academy of Pediatrics has more about
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. ASGE and SHEA issue updated multisociety guideline on reprocessing flexible gastrointestinal endoscopes
2. Knee arthritis? Flexible options can help keep you active
3. Flexible Assembly Systems Announces Torque Screwdriver Application Guide
4. Flexible Floor-Cleaning Routine Helps School Prevent Spread of Infection
5. Flexible Assembly Systems Announces New Torque Calculator App for the iPhone
6. Extended HPV Vaccine Schedule Seems Effective
7. Lengthening dosing schedule of HPV vaccine may provide effective option for expanding use of vaccine
8. Are Some Kids Overscheduled?
9. Federal Supply Schedule pricing added to ProspectoRx from Elsevier/Gold Standard
10. Scheduled deliveries raise risks for mothers, do not benefit newborns
11. Hectic Holiday Pace Can Upset Medication Schedule
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Flexible Schedule Helps Keep New Moms in the Workplace
(Date:9/23/2014)... September 23, 2014 Dr. Connie Casad has ... practices to new office space at 12200 Park Central Drive, ... the office will be Park Cities Aesthetics, Optimal Health and ... In announcing her move, Dr. Casad said, “The patients’ comfort ... they select, we want them to always feel like their ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Both drinking and getting ... for alcohol abuse by high school students, a new ... of high school students who drink, could help expand ... already drink, to stop them from becoming binge drinkers, ... age of first alcohol use and progression to first ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Grinnell ... community improvement projects in the Midwest. Working Together ... to three non-profit organizations with projects positively impacting ... our rural marketplace make their communities a better ... Advertising and Community Relations Barb Baker. “Their leadership—as ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... an exercise DVD that adds short breaks of physical ... found it had a high level of popularity with ... overly sedentary educational programs. , Called "Brain Breaks," the ... Program of the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State ... children in 5-7 minute segments of physical activity, demonstrated ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... Vancouver Electrician Contractors, Pro Ace, has ... electrical services in Vancouver, BC. The company will provide ... a small maintenance project or a large-scale new installation ... meet the needs of the individual commercial client. Pro ... of an affordable price. As a result, businesses of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dr. Connie Casad Moving to New Office Location 2Health News:Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study 2Health News:Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study 3Health News:Grinnell Mutual Invites Submissions for Innovative, Collaborative Local Projects in Its Second Annual Working Together Making It Better Promotion 2Health News:'Brain Breaks' increase activity, educational performance in elementary schools 2Health News:'Brain Breaks' increase activity, educational performance in elementary schools 3Health News:Pro Ace Now Offers Commercial Electrical Services in Vancouver 2
... The spread of cancer cells in the tongue may be ... be controlled, according to new research at the University of ... poorly understood disease, says Xiaofeng "Charles" Zhou, assistant professor in ... lead researcher of the study. More than 90 percent ...
... By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter , THURSDAY, July ... of their favorite pastimes -- sitting around -- the shorter ... The effect remained even after researchers factored out obesity or ... according to a study of more than 120,000 American adults. ...
... London (July 23, 2010) Relationships hold the key ... need. However, researchers have pinpointed a mismatch between patients, ... what medical and family caregivers offer. New recommendations to ... Palliative Medicine , published by SAGE. The terms ...
... July 22 (HealthDay News) -- In a new study that ... researchers found that lung function didn,t improve in babies who ... help some infants. Laboratory tests have suggested that nitric ... premature newborns, who often can,t breathe properly because their lungs ...
... Ph.D., director of the Division of Allergy and ... MERIT Award to extend funding of his long-standing ... Rothenberg received the award from the National Institute ... his "stellar record of research accomplishment." ...
... changes in specific brain regions in female patients with irritable ... in the abdomen, along with diarrhea, constipation or both. ... McGill University, the study appears in the July issue of ... show that IBS is associated with both decreases and increases ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Gene may hold key to reducing spread of oral cancers 2Health News:The Longer You Sit, the Shorter Your Life Span: Study 2Health News:Relationships hold key to spiritual care 2Health News:Nitric Oxide Doesn't Seem to Help Preemies' Lungs: Report 2Health News:Doctor at Cincinnati Children's receives prestigious NIH MERIT Award 2Health News:Study finds structural brain alterations in patients with irritable bowel syndrome 2Health News:Study finds structural brain alterations in patients with irritable bowel syndrome 3
(Date:9/23/2014)... , Sept. 23, 2014 Research ... "Biopharmaceutical and Vaccine Production Markets" report to ... many new therapies and vaccines - including products to ... are still huge challenges during the final stages of ... when and how to risk production capital to upscale ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... 2014 Rising health concerns, ... increasing number of foreign and domestic players in the ... India   The India ... high growth potential markets worldwide due to multiple factors ... the youth, changing food consumption patterns, increasing diabetic population, ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... SAN FRANCISCO , Sept. 23, 2014  SiteOne ... round of equity financing. Led by Sears Capital Management ... and Joe Zakrzewski , the $1.5 million financing ... inhibitor program for pain and to further develop its ... other pain indications. In conjunction with the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Biopharmaceutical and Vaccine Production Markets 2Biopharmaceutical and Vaccine Production Markets 3India Probiotic Market Pegged to Grow at Around 20% by 2019, Says TechSci Research 2India Probiotic Market Pegged to Grow at Around 20% by 2019, Says TechSci Research 3SiteOne Therapeutics Completes $1.5M Initial Round of Equity Financing, Secures $1.4M NIH Grant 2SiteOne Therapeutics Completes $1.5M Initial Round of Equity Financing, Secures $1.4M NIH Grant 3
... Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: NWCI ) a ... the second quarter ended June 30, 2010. More details ... 10-Q, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. ... made tremendous progress in commercializing our initial solution, QTinno™," ...
... Colo., Aug. 13 Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of ... September 15, 2010 to shareholders of record at the ... Mesa Laboratories develops, acquires, manufactures and markets electronic instruments ...
Cached Medicine Technology:NewCardio Announces Financial Results for the First Half of 2010 and Commercialization Progress 2NewCardio Announces Financial Results for the First Half of 2010 and Commercialization Progress 3NewCardio Announces Financial Results for the First Half of 2010 and Commercialization Progress 4NewCardio Announces Financial Results for the First Half of 2010 and Commercialization Progress 5NewCardio Announces Financial Results for the First Half of 2010 and Commercialization Progress 6NewCardio Announces Financial Results for the First Half of 2010 and Commercialization Progress 7NewCardio Announces Financial Results for the First Half of 2010 and Commercialization Progress 8NewCardio Announces Financial Results for the First Half of 2010 and Commercialization Progress 9NewCardio Announces Financial Results for the First Half of 2010 and Commercialization Progress 10
... The HDR disposable template is ... contamination and eliminate the need ... made with premium silicone molded ... ensures accurate needle placement while ...
A sterile, cost-effective solution to eliminating the risk of cross-contamination....
... Reusable Template is designed for use ... system for prostate brachytherapy. Please be ... software match the graphics on the ... pins protruding from lower surface which ...
... The latest introduction in the family of ... design of the stepping platform features a ... scale. The EXII steeping unit has a ... visual display of transducer position and a ...
Medicine Products: