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Instead of a new baby creating a financial crisis, what if new parents could be supported to stay home and bond with their baby and family? Currently, a quarter of new mothers return to work within two weeks of giving birth. Fathers go back even sooner, although studies show those home during this time are more likely to be involved in future child-rearing activities. Statistics on the health of families in the US is troubling with marriage and childbirth rates plummeting. Meanwhile, infant mortality rates are the highest in the developed world.
The White House has made it clear that they support a conservative approach to paid family leave. Fortunately, Members of Congress are stepping up to lead with three conservative plans having been introduced that would support new parents after the birth or adoption of a child. Notice these plans are all voluntary, are fiscally responsible, and have no mandates on businesses. It is time for conservatives to lead on this important pro-family policy!
Paid family leave fits our priorities and values. This kit explains the details and why it is a winning issue from both a policy perspective and with public opinion. Download and share this document with your Member of Congress or candidates today!