FI Briefing: Maternity Leave, Parental Choice and Child Welfare
How much leave should be available exclusively to mothers when they have a baby – and how much should be shareable with the father?
In our briefing, Maternity Leave, Parental Choice and Child Welfare: Setting an Optimum Level for Maternity Leave, we argue in favour of extending the flexibility on offer. Let’s give families the choice over who does what when a baby arrives. Without it, mum’s left holding the baby – whether or not that makes sense for the family.
Download the report here: Maternity Leave, Parental Choice and Child Welfare.Tags: Fatherhood policy, Flexible working, For employers, For fathers, Maternity leave, New fathers, Paternity leave, Work-life balance, Working dads