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Paid maternity and paternity leave: rights and choices.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17385479     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
From April 2007 onwards, maternity leave will be raised to nine months Paid maternity leave is associated with significant health benefits for babies, including reduced infant mortality The Government proposes to increase paid maternity leave to one year and introduce additional paternity leave by around 2009 The U.K's provision for maternity leave and child care is more generous than the U.S.A. or Australia but less than in the Scandinavian countries
Claire Jordan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of family health care     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1474-9114     ISO Abbreviation:  J Fam Health Care     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-27     Completed Date:  2007-04-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101142028     Medline TA:  J Fam Health Care     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  5-6     Citation Subset:  N    
Family and Parenting Institute, London.
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MeSH Terms
Family Health*
Great Britain
Health Policy / legislation & jurisprudence*
Health Services Needs and Demand
Organizational Objectives
Parental Leave / legislation & jurisprudence*
United States

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