Newborn babies need their fathers around, at least to give exhausted mothers the extra helping hand.  But unlike other industrialized nations, the United States has no comprehensive policy for guaranteeing paid time off for recently anointed dads, who are forced to cobble together extra sick days and vacation time instead.  In households where dads are the ones raising the new baby, getting by it even tougher.

Papa, Don't Leave: Paternity Leave Around The World

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