The US is still the only industrialized country in the world without national paid family leave.
But if you ask someone who’s postpartum, they’d probably say that returning to work right after delivering a baby sounds harder than… well, delivering a baby.
We break down what happens to your body after giving birth.
Skimm'd by Medha Imam, Sarah Collins, Becca Litt, Carly Mallenbaum, Beth Wexler
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From postpartum depression to vaginal tears, the mind and body need time to recover after giving birth. And that might mean more time before returning to work.
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