By Staff

BOSTON (CBS) — Massachusetts has been named the best state for working moms, according to a Wallet Hub study.

The state ranked number one in work-life balance, number two in child care, and 15th in professional opportunities.

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Those three categories were evaluated through 17 key metrics, such as share of families in poverty and gender pay gap, on a 100-point scale.

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Massachusetts received 65.12 points. The lowest state, Louisiana, had 26.69 points.

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Connecticut, Vermont, and Rhode Island were in the top 10. Staff