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Father's Day 2019: A dad tells us what he did during his paternity leave

Happy Father's Day: "I don't think the mother is comfortable with any other person holding the child other than the father. It brings a lot of peace of mind and happiness. Also, the mother gets some time to relax which I think is very important."

A new mom's health is better when the dad stays home, says study

Released by the National Bureau of Economic Research, a study analysed how a new mother's health is impacted when the father also takes paternity leave for the first few months after the child's birth.


India among 90 nations without paid paternity leave for new dads: UNICEF

Evidence suggests that when fathers bond with their babies from the beginning of life, they are more likely to play a more active role in the child's development.

India among over 90 nations without paid paternity leave for new dads: UNICEF

Other countries with high infant populations, including Brazil and Congo, all have national paid paternity leave policies, albeit offering relatively short-term entitlements.

Paternity leave across all sectors, proposes private member’s bill

The bill based on the lines of the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016, would benefit more than 32 crore men in the private and unorganised sector according to Congress MP Rajeev Satav, the backer of the bill.

Teachers in state-run schools now demand paternity leave

Teachers have decided to go on an indefinite hunger strike from March 14 to press for their demands


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will take two months of paternity leave

He said in a Facebook post that "outcomes are better for children and families" when working parents take time off to be with their newborns. He called the decision "very personal."