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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
 
Playing devils’ advocate for now. Philippines Total fertility rate is about 3.1 for now. Still a bit higher than the replacement rate of 2.1. It might still be too early to introduce increase maternity leave which imposes a costs for the society by d...
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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 pos...
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This sounds good news for each and everyone! Mother and their baby should have longer period of bonding. Bonding promotes better relationship, easy availability of breastmilk and also fosters family bonding. Breastfeeding besides from its accessibili...
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