Photos: Ten worst states for working moms -- and why Colorado is on the list

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We're accustomed to Colorado winding up toward the top of lists that rank the best, the top, the finest, the most excellent. But when it comes to the WalletHub.com roster of the best and worst states for working moms, Colorado finishes in the bottom ten.

Why? We've got the photo-illustrated list below, complete with WalletHub.com data, graphics and descriptions of the metrics used to determine the order of finish. Count down the bottom ten below and click to see the original report.

Note: Child care rankings determined by:

Day-care quality rankings Child-care costs adjusted for the median woman's salary Access to pediatric services (number of pediatricians per 100,000 residents) Public-school quality

Tenth worst state:

Photos: Ten worst states for working moms -- and why Colorado is on the list

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Pennsylvania

Child care rank: 43

Professional opportunities rank: 22

Work-life balance rank: 24

Ninth worst state:

Photos: Ten worst states for working moms -- and why Colorado is on the list

Missouri

Child care rank: 32

Professional opportunities rank: 38

Work-life balance rank: 38

Continue to keep counting down the ten worst states for working moms.



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