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Incredibly, every country in Latin America seems to understand this and does better than the richest nation on earth in providing and guaranteeing paid maternity—and in some cases also paternity—leave to its citizens.

Former U.S. Senator Chris Dodd (D-Connecticut) tried to pull the U.S. into modernity by introducing legislation to mandate six weeks of paid maternity leave, but was unsuccessful. Dodd often said that the lack of paid family leave in the U.S. threatened our competitiveness, families, economy and productivity.