Hope for graduate school childbirth policies.

@article{Leibfarth2011HopeFG,
  title={Hope for graduate school childbirth policies.},
  author={Frank A Leibfarth and Natasha Vermaak},
  journal={Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={333 6048},
  pages={
          1380
        }
}
A MAJORITY OF PROSPECTIVE AND CURRENT FEMALE GRADUATE STUDENTS BELIEVE THAT ACAdemia is incompatible with a fulfi lling family life (1–4). These concerns are exacerbated when institutional support regarding childbirth is unstated, incoherent across disciplines, or informal in nature. A well-defi ned university-wide childbirth accommodation policy aids in the recruitment and retention of the best and brightest graduate students (5, 6), yet many institutions still do not provide minimum… CONTINUE READING
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