Across the country, expensive and limited child care options are causing parents to interrupt their jobs and make other financial sacrifices.
The Child Care Crisis Disproportionately Affects Children With Disabilities
Opportunities for States To Improve Infant Health Outcomes
The Economics of Caregiving for Working Mothers
Investing in Infant and Toddler Child Care to Strengthen Working Families
Early Learning in the United States: 2019
Providing prenatal care and support helps improve birth outcomes.
This interactive allows users to see states' progress toward implementing policies to improve maternal and infant mortality and eliminate racial disparities in health across three domains: healthy families, economic and work supports, and infant health outcomes.
This interactive allows users to view the most recent available data on infant health outcomes across states and compare demographic groups to see how outcomes differ by race and ethnicity.
Governors and legislators across the country are taking much-needed steps to support families by investing in child care, preschool, and home visiting.
In this jointly released report, the authors present a plan to provide equitable, quality child care for all families in the United States.
Universal home visiting models can have a positive impact on communities by serving all families and connecting those most in need to additional community resources.
Angela and her daughter Patrice discuss the effects of the lack of quality, affordable child care on their family as Patrice raises two young daughters.
Patty and her daughter Megan discuss the importance of affordable child care for Megan's daughter and how this issue affects their family.
More than one-fifth of U.S. college students have children; it’s time for financial aid to better recognize their challenges.
Court documents reveal that children endure abysmal conditions in Border Patrol facilities.
New data show that child care expenses amount to 35 percent of low-income families’ earnings.
Universal coverage plans, including CAP’s Medicare Extra for All proposal, would improve health care access for children and their families.
A lack of child care during the summer pushes parents to make job sacrifices that compromise their incomes and job security.
Improved access to quality child care would support economic security in rural communities, which have unique child care needs.