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Number of U.S. Women Taking Maternity Leave Remains Static

Rosenberg, Karen

AJN, American Journal of Nursing: September 2017 - Volume 117 - Issue 9 - p 55
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000524547.28072.c4
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According to this study:

  • The number of U.S. women taking maternity leave has not changed significantly over the past two decades.
  • This is true despite recognition of the benefits of allowing parents to spend time with newborn children, and the enactment of laws to protect the right to do so.
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