We pay plenty of lip service to motherhood in the U.S., but nothing when it comes to dollars and cents. This graph shows the paid and unpaid maternity leave benefits of a handful of countries. Guess which country is the only one not to guarantee ANY paid maternity leave time?
"Whether you are about to have your first child, or you already have a full house, how much maternity leave you can take is a big concern. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we decided to take a look around the world, and see how different countries handle this time. I think you may be surprised at what we found!"