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David Desronvil: Should the U.S. federal government provide a paid maternity leave for non-working mothers?



Many mothers living in the United States do not have maternity leave. Maternity leave benefits many mothers and their families in different countries all around the world. The significance of this research paper does incorporate open mindfulness as well as answers to how paid parental leave would help keep families afloat financially as they adjust to the financial burden of a newborn child. The U.S. federal government should provide paid maternity leave for non-working mothers because it helps benefit mothers and their families.

   About the Author-

David Desronvil is a second-semester undergraduate student at MDC North, where he is pursuing a degree in Nursing (AA). He is the recipient of an EAC award for his Maternity Leave research study, which has allowed him to engage in research and open the conversation about whether the U.S. federal government should provide non-working mothers a paid maternity leave. In his studies, David is focusing on solutions and sustainable practices while also furthering his knowledge of maternity leave and how it works all around the world. His curiosity on maternity leave has enlightened him on how it can help benefit mothers financially, their children’s health, and mental health. Mr.Desronvil has worked on studies of research such as the reasons behind anxiety disorders. Upon the completion of his undergraduate studies, he intends to apply to a university school to further his knowledge in nursing and progress towards building a better future for people that are in need. David Desronvil just has a passion for seeing people smile, and he believes that helping people that are in need will do the trick.

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