Miscarriage

Regional News • Oceania
New Zealand unanimously approves paid leave following miscarriage, stillbirth
New Zealand unanimously approves paid leave following miscarriage, stillbirth
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New Zealand’s Parliament unanimously approved legislation on Wednesday allowing mothers and their partners three days of paid bereavement leave after a miscarriage or stillbirth. Previously, employees were provided with paid leave in case of a stillbirth, the new bill now extends those benefits for those who lose a pregnancy at any point.