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Bicameral Paid Leave Congressional Working Group: Request for Information on Expanding Access to Paid Leave

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PolicyLab responded to a request for information from the Bicameral Paid Leave Congressional Working group on expanding access to paid leave.

In their response, PolicyLab experts addressed the working group’s question regarding research on the impact of paid leave on several health outcomes, sharing evidence on the potential positive health benefits related to infant mortality rates, breastfeeding initiation and continuation, and economic stability for parents of children with medical complexity.


Golub E, Kellom K, Matone M, Montoya-Williams D, Rosenquist R, Strane D, Whittaker J