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Father with newborn When men take longer leave, two things happen: women return to work sooner, and men become more attuned to, and less tolerant of, those opportunity costs. (Photo: Shutterstock)

A lot of dads say they support paid leave for fathers to care for newborn children — but maybe they mean other fathers. The vast majority of men don’t take more than a week off, and they’re less likely to take time for a second child, according to new research from Ball State University.


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