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“Denmark is frequently listed as having some of the best parental leave policies in the world: new parents get 52 weeks of leave (with at least partial pay) that they can share. The mother is guaranteed 18 weeks of this at full pay, fathers get two weeks, and parents can decide how to split the remainder. So why is having a child so disastrous to female earning power?”
Read this article: Denmark Has Great Maternity Leave and Child Care Policies. So Why Aren’t More Women Advancing?

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Jennifer Labit is the founder of She is also the CEO of Cotton Babies, Inc. Jenn created bumGenius, a world-leading brand of cloth diapers. She frequently writes about her evolving process of merging motherhood with full-time corporate and industry leadership. In addition to authoring content for this community, she also regularly blogs at