Is Georgia one of the worst states for working moms?

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Are you a mommy-on-the-go attempting to juggle your career and family life? A new study suggests that you should think twice before making Georgia your home, because it has been named one of the worst states for working moms, according to WalletHub.

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The finance website came up with its results by analyzing the 50 states and Washington D.C., using 13 metrics across three categories: child care, professional opportunities and work-life balance.

Georgia came in at No. 36 overall, while Vermont and Minnesota took first and second place, respectively.

The Peach State’s poorer day-care systems, higher gender pay gap and lower female executive-to-male executive ratio helped it fall to the bottom of the pack. The state was also No. 51 overall for work-life balance.

But Georgia wasn’t the only one in the South to rank low. South Carolina was No. 41, Mississippi was No. 46 and Alabama was No. 51.

Want to know how the other cities fared? Here’s a map of the findings:

Source: WalletHub

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