Origin of Everything

Why Doesn't the US Have Paid Parental Leave?

Season 2 Episode 30 | 11m 34s

The day is finally here! Your baby has arrived and you're officially a new parent! But how long until that new baby smell wears off and you're forced to return to work and find reliable childcare? Today Danielle looks at the history of maternity leave around the world and why the United States is one of eight nations in the world without any guaranteed, government regulated PAID parental leave.

Aired: 10/30/19

Rating: NR

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