Chabeli Carrazana, The 19th

Chabeli Carrazana, The 19th

Chabeli Carrazana is The 19th's economy reporter. Previously, she worked as a business reporter for the Miami Herald, where she covered the tourism industry, and the Orlando Sentinel, where she covered NASA, the private space industry and labor issues.

(Illustration by Paige Stampatori for The 19th)

Day care waitlists are so long, moms are quitting their jobs or choosing to stop having kids

By: - April 21, 2023

This story was originally published by The 19th. Erica Manoatl got on waitlists for child care when she was about 12 weeks pregnant with her daughter. It should have been enough time, she thought then. Now, her daughter is almost a year and a half old. Manoatl is still waiting.  In early 2021, Manoatl got […]