A Question of Paternity Leave | Fit Pregnancy

A Question of Paternity Leave

Maternity leave is a no-brainer, but increasing evidence shows moms benefit from dads taking time off too. Take our poll: What's your partner's paternity leave plans?

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The US is far from generous with its parental leave—the Family and Medical Leave Act requires companies with more than 50 employees to offer a meager 12 weeks off unpaid. But there is one benefit to America's stingy statute: Mom and Dad are entitled to the same time off. This means a total of 6 months with Baby if you play your cards right. We’d love to know how (and if) your partner plans to take his leave. Your responses will help inform an upcoming article.

 

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