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Army Miscarriage Leave Policy Offers Time Off to Both Parents

Dr. Sara Mucowski says the new miscarriage leave policy also gives the non-birthing parent time to grieve

Logo for Giddy article on Army miscarriage leave | Dallas IVF | Frisco and 4 other Texas locationsDr. Sara Mucowski offers her thoughts on the updated Army miscarriage leave policy with Giddy, a sexual health platform. With a a recent change in policy, the United States Army will now provide support to the non-birthing parent in in the case of a miscarriage, stillbirth or loss after birth. This update makes the Army the only U.S. service branch to provide this support to the non-birthing parent.

“Thankfully, allowing one to take leave after miscarriage recognizes the need to grieve. We would never expect someone to return to work after the loss of a loved one, and the loss associated with miscarriage is even more complex.”

– Dr. Sara Mucowski

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