What you need to know

There are many paths to creating a family—and each comes with a range of emotions. Plus, there’s a lot to plan for and think about, like how to get the best medical care, what to expect when bringing home a newborn, and how to balance it all. To help, Workday offers a range of family benefits, from fertility, family planning, and pregnancy support, to new-parent resources (for moms and dads) and help with returning to work.

Fertility, adoption, and surrogacy support

Having a baby yourself is not the only way to expand your family. Workday supports every path to parenthood, every step of the way. That’s why we offer a lifetime allowance of $25,000 for costs related to fertility, adoption, and surrogacy.


Your $25,000 lifetime allowance can be used for eligible fertility expenses, including:

  • In vitro fertilization (IVF) and intrauterine insemination (IUI)
  • Extraction, freezing, storage, and thawing of embryos, eggs, and sperm
  • Pre-implementation genetic testing and screening


Covered surrogacy expenses include:

  • Gestational carrier and agency fees and surrogacy insurance
  • Extraction and other medical costs related to IVF and impregnation of the surrogate
  • Egg/sperm extraction, shipping, transport, and donor compensation fees
  • Pre-implementation genetic testing and screening
  • Parent, child, and family counseling


These adoption costs count toward your $25,000 allowance:

  • Application, home study, agency, and placement fees
  • Legal fees, court costs, and adoption insurance
  • Immigration, immunization, and translation fees
  • Transportation, meals, and lodging
  • Parent, child, and family counseling

Maven Wallet

Using Maven Wallet, you can easily upload receipts for eligible expenses and then be reimbursed through Workday payroll. Reimbursements are taxable.

Just log in and tap Maven Wallet on the home screen of the Maven app.

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Support for getting pregnant and what comes next

Whether it comes without planning or you’ve been trying and trying (and trying), it’s natural to have a lot of questions about pregnancy and parenting. You know, the kind you might not want to ask the stranger next to you in line at the supermarket. That’s why Workday has partnered with the experts at Maven.

With Maven, you have a network of more than 1,200 highly vetted women’s and family health providers at your fingertips. Maven’s dedicated care coordinators are available to talk 24/7 and help you navigate the family benefits landscape.

Start baby talking

Download the Maven app now, and connect with your personal care advocate anytime.


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Maven maternity services

Fertility and family building

  • 24/7 concierge support from your assigned care advocate on topics including:
    • Preconception 
    • Fertility preservation 
    • Reproductive endocrinologists 
    • IUI and IVF 
    • Adoption and surrogacy 
    • Male fertility 
    • Mental health 
    • Expense management 


  • 24/7 concierge support from your assigned care advocate
    • Specialist recommendations
    • Referrals to high-quality, in-person, in-network ob-gyn and fertility clinics
  • On-demand women’s health network with access to top-rated ob-gyns, mental health specialists, reproductive endocrinologists, prenatal nutritionists, and more via video chat and messaging
  • A dedicated, specialized team to help with high-risk pregnancies
  • Birth planning
  • Weekly dashboard with curriculum of content and resources
  • Due-date communities

Postpartum and early pediatrics

  • 24/7 concierge support from your assigned care advocate
  • On-demand care teams for both parents, including lactation consultants, sleep coaches, maternal mental health, specialist consultations, and more
  • Child care planning and navigation
  • New-parent communities
  • Support for parents of children who have special needs, including speech pathologists, occupational therapists, special education advocates, and more 

Return to work

  • Weekly return-to-work curriculum and planning support
  • Emotional support and career coaching
  • Community forums

Maven Milk

  • Free breast milk transportation services for Workmates who are travelling for work 
    • Pump + Carry Kit that is carry-on compliant 
    • Pump + Check Kit for international travel 
  • On-demand access to expert care advocates and lactation consultants
    • Education and preparation while pregnant 
    • Real-time guidance on your latch technique 
    • Breastfeeding guidance and support 
  • Available until your child is 2 years old

One mom’s story

Love your doctor?

Awesome! Maven doesn’t replace your doctor’s care, but it’s great for second opinions, specialized support, quick answers, and convenient virtual appointments at all hours.