With cost of living at an all time high, Andrea spoke to Kamila who was in touch with the show about how low maternity pay is forcing new mothers back into work. She discussed how little the payment has increased since she had her last child eight years ago and what financial pressure that puts new mothers under.
Listen and subscribe to Lunchtime Live on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify.
Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.
You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.