Of 185 countries around the world, the U.S. is one of only three that do not guarantee paid maternity leave. (Papua New Guinea and Suriname share this non-honor with us.) For Mother's Day, parenting website The Knot created an infographic on the experience of motherhood around the world.
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Put down the baby books and be okay with "breaking the rules." Not everything you read is going to work for you so just start doing what DOES. Believe it or not, you have your very own motherly instincts that are specific to you! Trust them!