The number of women getting paid maternity leave is growing, according to census figures.
A little more than half of mothers who had their first child between 2006 and 2008 received some sort of paid maternity leave.
Many used maternity leave benefits, with some including paid sick or vacation benefits.
In the early 1980s, just over 37% of first-time working moms got some sort of paid leave.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.