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Does Skipping Maternity Leave Set A Bad Example?

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Yahoo's next CEO Marissa Mayer sparked a debate on maternity leave after she said she plans to return to work shortly after giving birth. Host Michel Martin discusses this issue with regular moms contributors Leslie Morgan Steiner and Jolene Ivey. She's also joined by Sharon Lerner, author of The War on Moms: On Life in a Family-Unfriendly Nation.
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