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Unless you work for a company that voluntarily offers it, or in one of three states, paid maternity leave doesn’t exist in the U.S. In fact, only 12 percent of Americans have access to it. Maternity leave policies vary widely across industries and pay grades, which means that the ability to adjust to parenthood, learn to breastfeed, and manage a newborn becomes a luxury only certain people can afford. Take a look for yourself.

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