The table shows the value placed on mothers and families. Every county on the list has universal healthcare of one kind or another and paid maternity leave, except the United States of America. The U.S.A. tells its nursing mothers, get pregnant at your own risk. The country really doesn’t care if you have medical insurance or need any money to live while you have a newborn. Why?
|Country||Weeks of paid maternity leave|
Source: Save the Children (pdf)