Paternity leave should be equal to that of mothers, advocates actor
Some companies still reinforce gender inequality and avoid hiring women for simple fact that they become pregnant. Making equal leave of fathers and mothers could end this practice. This is what Gregorio Duvivier, actor and father of the newly-born Marieta (1 month), told the YouTube channel of journalist Leda Nagle.
The actor asked for a two-month withdrawal from the Porta dos Fundos channel to take care of the with her partner, the consultant Giovanna Nader. "Best thing I've ever done," Gregory exclaimed, exalting the routine of his daughter's early months. At first they will not be helped by nannies. "As long as a man does not stop his life to take care of a newborn, he will have inequality."
When a baby is born, it requires full attention. For mothers, this burden is still added to postpartum recovery and breastfeeding. It is therefore important that parents can and want to be present at this stage.
In addition, the benefits of a present parenting show throughout the person's life. The psychotherapist Mara Pusch has already affirmed to My Life that the paternal figure is essential, since it serves as a support for the development of the child and gains different contours in the social and affective process, according to each stage of childhood.
People who are born underweight, but develop obesity during childhood or adulthood, have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease and also insulin resistance, a risk factor for diabetes, says a study carried out by researchers from the Federal University of São Paulo. The study had the participation of 567 children, from six to 12 years of age, from Greater São Paulo.
A thrilling story worthy of cinema. Because of pancreatic cancer, American Michael Sellers died in August 2013, shortly before his daughter Bailey turned 17. Thinking of his family and the birthdays of his daughter who would not be present, with the disease taking his life little by little, he decided to do something amazing: Michael had his daughter receive gifts for five years.