Journal article

The benefits of paid maternity leave for mothers' post-partum health and wellbeing: Evidence from an Australian evaluation

Belinda Hewitt, Lyndall Strazdins, Bill Martin

SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2017

Grants

Awarded by Australian Government Department of Social Services


Awarded by Australian Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

This paper uses data from the Paid Parental Leave evaluation. The evaluation project was initiated and funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services (P10014) and was managed by the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR), The University of Queensland. The findings and views reported in this paper, however, are those of the authors and should not be attributed to either DSS or ISSR. This research was supported by funding from the Australian Research Council to Hewitt, Martin and Strazdins (LP130100148), Strazdins (FT110100686) and Hewitt (FT140100861). During the completion of this paper and project Professor William (Bill) Martin unexpectedly passed away, we acknowledge his contributions and value his legacy.