In Slovenia, recent mothers receive 105 days of paid maternity leave at the salary they were received before giving birth, similar to the four-month benefits offered by more prosperous countries like France and Norway. The United States, on the other hand, trails behind both Pakistan and Mexico’s maternity leave laws, offering only 12 weeks of unpaid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

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