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This is a link about a new enquiry to the Productivity Commission about maternity leave.
http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/ ... ntentSwap2
International studies link an early return to work to increased health risks for women, such as chronic tiredness, failure to fully recover from the birth, and the higher incidence of postnatal depression. There are greater risks to the baby's health and breastfeeding generally stops.
Do you think we should start writing letters to help push this?
(I can't think of the right words so I'll just stop now! lol)
Bronny ~ 26 (Trainee BC and Single mum)
Josephine (DD1) ~ (Born sleeping) 7~12~2005