Utilization of Pay-in Antenatal Leave Among Working Women in Southern California

  title={Utilization of Pay-in Antenatal Leave Among Working Women in Southern California},
  author={Sylvia R Guendelman and Michelle Pearl and Steve Graham MPH and Veronica Angulo MPH and Martin Kharrazi},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
Objectives: Examine antenatal leave arrangements among pregnant workers in California, and the occupational, demographic and well-being characteristics associated with leave taking. Unlike most states, California provides paid pregnancy leave up to 4 weeks antenatally and 6–8 weeks postnatally. Methods: Weighted data from postpartum telephone interviews conducted between July 2002 and November 2003 were analyzed for 1214 women participating in a case–control study of birth outcomes in Southern… CONTINUE READING


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