Everybody has a family. Sometimes, there is need for additional support, for example child or patient care. There are offers for the reconciliation of career and family within the Max Planck Society. Please have a look at:
The Foundation for the promotion of science and research, initiated in 2004, supports talented young women with children. It aims to enable them to create the freedom and mobility required to further their scientific careers. The Foundation wishes to help prevent science from loosing excellent talent. It is aimed specifically at graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the fields of experimental natural sciences and medicine.