Seriously USA, you're just plain embarrassing -.- especially when science has shown that babies health is dramatically better if they are given 6-12 months with their parents.

This Is What Paid Maternity Leave Looks Like Around The World

The infographic outlines government-subsidised paid maternity (available to mothers only) and family leave (available to either parent) around the world.

Six Weeks’ Paid Leave Opposed by People with Thirty-Three Weeks’ Paid Leave - The New Yorker

Six Weeks’ Paid Leave Opposed by People with Thirty-Three Weeks’ Paid Leave

Six Weeks’ Paid Leave Opposed by People with Thirty-Three Weeks’ Paid Leave - The New Yorker

JANUARY 22, 2015  Six Weeks’ Paid Leave Opposed By People With Thirty-Three Weeks’ Paid Leave BY ANDY BOROWITZ - Opponents heard the President’s proposal on Tuesday night, one of the few nights of the year when they are required to report to their workplace.

Six Weeks’ Paid Leave Opposed by People with Thirty-Three Weeks’ Paid Leave

Six Weeks’ Paid Leave Opposed By People(politicians) With Thirty-Three Weeks’ Paid Leave - The New Yorker

Six Weeks’ Paid Leave Opposed by People with Thirty-Three Weeks’ Paid Leave

Six Weeks’ Paid Leave Opposed by People with Thirty-Three Weeks’ Paid Leave

Obama’s proposal to give workers six weeks of paid leave is meeting opposition from people who annually receive thirty-three weeks of paid leave.

Sen. Gillibrand: Paid leave will grow the economy

Sen. Gillibrand: Paid leave will grow the economy

Canada's health department did not identify a baby's gender on birth documents because the parent wants the baby to decide which gender to identify with.

Gender omitted for first time on Canadian baby's birth certificate

Longer maternity leave linked to better infant health. Each additional month of paid leave is linked to a 13 percent decline in infant mortality.

Paid Parental Leave- U.S. vs. The World; seen this atrocious info before but this is a nice graphic though it really should just be a bar graph...

Why Working Families Could Be Better Off In Sweden

"The US joins Lesotho, Swaziland and Papua New Guinea as the only countries that do not mandate paid maternity leave. Most countries ensure at least 3 months of paid leave for new mothers, and many give fathers benefits too.

It just seems like a tough fact of life until you look at what practically every other country does for pregnant women and new mothers. When women in the U.S. have to go back to work immediately after having a child, pay babysitters out of pocket, or simply can't leave their infant, doesn't living anywhere else feel preferable?

Having A Baby In The United States Is A Terrible Idea

Yeah the US sucks for maternity leave! Paid maternity leave infographic - Profits over people again.

Why the U.S. Desperately Needs a National Paid Family and Medical Leave Program By: National Partnership for Women and Families

Desperately Needs a National Paid Family and Medical Leave Program By: National Partnership for Women and Families

Can paid leave for all new parents help retain talent? Twitter just started the benefit. http://www.engadget.com/2016/04/06/twitter-offers-20-weeks-paid-leave-for-all-new-parents/

Twitter offers 20 weeks paid leave for all new parents

The company has expanded its maternity leave and added leave for new dads. But, for it to work, Amazon will need more than just words.

Amazon’s New Parental Leave Policy Is Good—And Good PR

Hey Male CEOs Its Your Turn to Take Parental Leave - For workers to fully embrace parental leave we need male CEOs to step up. The post Hey Male CEOs Its Your Turn to Take Parental Leave appeared first on WIRED.

Elite Big Government  // More than 57,000 Federal Union Workers Paid Leave for misconduct in the work place cost US $775+ MILLION is salary further surprises when auditors found ...

Thousands of federal workers on extended paid leave

Thousands of federal workers on extended paid leave - The Washington Post

Voters want #paidleave, #paidsickdays, poll shows. Obama, too. Will #Congress oblige? via @BrigidSchulte http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/2015/01/21/voters-want-paid-leave-paid-sick-days-poll-shows-obama-too-will-congress-oblige/

Voters want paid leave, paid sick days, poll shows. Obama, too. Will Congress oblige?

Voters want #paidleave, #paidsickdays, poll shows. Obama, too. Will #Congress oblige? via @BrigidSchulte http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/2015/01/21/voters-want-paid-leave-paid-sick-days-poll-shows-obama-too-will-congress-oblige/

IRS Official Lois Lerner Refuses To Resign – Gets Paid Leave Of $3,557.69 A Week - Freedom Outpost

IRS agent Lois Lerner, responsible for the political targeting of conservative groups recuses herself from testimony and receives a scathing rebuke.

Lots Of Other Countries Mandate Paid Leave. Why Not The U.S.?  Secondary school teacher Sarah Ward at home on maternity leave with her 3-month-old daughter, Esme Kelliher. A resident of New Zealand, Ward has access to paid leave, something many American mothers do not.

Lots Of Other Countries Mandate Paid Leave. Why Not The U.S.?

Secondary school teacher Sarah Ward at home on maternity leave with her daughter, Esme Kelliher. A resident of New Zealand, Ward has access to paid leave, something many American mothers do not.

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