Mom Sums Up Common Misconceptions About Maternity Leave

12% Of Women Are Granted Paid Maternity Leave

It might come as a surprise to learn that not every employer grants women paid maternity leave. In fact, only 12 percent of women have the option of a 12-week paid maternity leave after giving birth.

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That being said, these new moms are all working in the private sector.