Did you know that 157 countries offer paid maternity leave?
Check out Wikipedia: "Parental Leave": there's a shocking chart which is an embarassment to
the United States.
Did you know that there are organizations fighting for paid maternity
leave in the United States?
Check out PaidFamilyLeave.org and its list of state by state contacts.
Check out the bipartisan MomsRising.org
which has cool T-shirts and a documentary.
Did you know that in 2005, California had 50% pay for 6 weeks maternity
leave while Canada pays for 14 months?
Check out USA Today.
California's Leave policy is here.
Canada's Leave policy is here and more info is
Maternity Leave in the United Kingdom