The United States is one of only two countries in the entire world without a national paid maternity leave program. As a result, nearly 1 in 4 mothers return to work just 2 weeks after giving birth.
Research clearly shows that access to paid family and medical leave makes a world of difference for lactating parents and their families, but only a small portion of workers in the United States have any paid leave.
Congress has a chance right now to create a comprehensive and inclusive national paid family leave program.
Let's raise our voices together to educate Congress on how a national paid leave program can improve health outcomes.
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