The benefits of paid medical leave are excellent for the mother, baby and the entire family.
- Paid leave has been found to reduce infant mortality by 10 percent.
- It can increase the time of breast-feeding – which is great for the health of the baby and mother
- Mental health benefits are also correlated with adequate paid parental leave.
- Paternity paid leave increases the bond between the father and child.
Paid Maternity Leave Is A Human Capital Investment