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Facts about Parental Leave

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  • There is no national law guaranteeing paid parental leave for either moms or dads in the USA.
    True!
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  • Babies deprive their parents of approximately 4 days of sleep only in the first year.
    False! 44 days.
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  • Right from the birth to toilet training, a baby uses up an average of 80 diapers.
    False! 8,000 diapers.
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  • Researchers suggest that babies who are breastfed for the first three months have more cognitive development than those babies who are fed formula.
    True!
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  • Starting in 2021, Finland will give all parents leave, regardless of their gender or whether they are a child's biological parents.
    True!
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  • New parents in Sweden are entitled to 480 days of leave at 80% of their normal pay. That's on top of the 18 weeks reserved just for mothers, after which the parents can split up the time however they choose.
    True!
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  • In Norway, mothers can take 9 weeks of maternity leave at full pay
    False! 49 weeks!
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  • Maternity leave has been a practice around the world since the World War II.
    False! Maternity leave has been a practice as early as the 1800s
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  • Facebook offers 2 weeks of Paternity Leave to its employees.
    False! 17
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  • Japan offers one of the most generous paternity-leave packages in the world (a full year).
    True!
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