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Longer maternity leave mulled

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CAGAYAN de Oro Representative Rufus Rodriguez (2nd District) proposed a law that extends the length of maternity leave for working mothers.

House Bill 5956, which was co-authored by Abante Mindanao Party-list Representative Maximo Rodriguez, seeks to give working mothers longer bonding and recovery time after childbirth.

Rodriguez said the bill will give working mothers with normal deliveries to have a maternity leave of six months to ensure that exclusive breastfeeding policy is being practiced and will foster the bonding between the mother and child.

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