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HomeVideoWhy professional athletes are bolstering the push for paid maternity leave

Why professional athletes are bolstering the push for paid maternity leave

The 2024 Australian Open was an example of a growing trend in women’s professional sports: eight players in the tournament had returned to tennis after pausing their careers to have children. USA outdoor track champion and Olympic medalist Alysia Montaño, who heads &Mother, a nonprofit focused on removing systemic barriers to allow mothers to succeed in sports, joins Ali Rogin to discuss.

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