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PH: Health department throws support for 120-day maternity leave
 

PH: Health department throws support for 120-day maternity leave

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The Department of Health is strongly in favour of extending maternity leaves to 120 days from the present 60 days, as proposed by a senator, citing it will give women the chance to fully recover before returning to work and have longer time to care for their newborn.
 
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6 Dec 2016 - General
 
Thank you for sharing this article Priscilla Mae Gobuyan As a healthcare professional, we only want our best for out patients and we are well aware that physiologic changes during the post-partum requires a lot of adjustments. Aside from promoting maternal bonding, this legislation will give ample time for mothers to recover. As an example, there are mothers who undergo post-partum depression. In this regard, h...
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