Fertility and Family Statistics Branch
Lynda Laughlin is a family demographer at the U.S. Census Bureau in the Fertility and Family Statistics Branch. Her work focuses on child care, child well-being, and work and family outcomes. She is the author of several publications on family dynamics including, "Who's Minding the Kids? Child Care Arrangements: Spring 2011" and "Maternity Leave and Employment Patterns of First-Time Mothers: 1961-2008."
Laughlin received her doctorate in sociology from Temple University and a bachelor's degree in sociology from Coe College in Iowa. She is also a former Administration for Children and Families Child Care Research Scholar.