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Father with newborn On January 1 of this year, New York’s Paid Family Leave regulations went into effect, giving new fathers more time to spend with their babies. (Photo: Shutterstock)

In today’s enlightened society, taking care of the children is no longer the sole purview of the mother but a responsibility shared by both parents. This shift has led to the expansion of paid family leave policies and paternal leave policies, giving more fathers the chance to bond with their newborns during their formative first weeks.

Emily Payne

Emily Payne is managing editor at BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she spent the past eight years writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.

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