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KHQ.COM - Have you ever taken maternity leave after the birth of a child? Was it a time for self-reflection and relaxation or was it challenging and exhausting? An interview in the New York Post with new novelist, Meghann Foye has gone viral.

Foye has caused outrage after comparing maternity leave to a "sabbatical-like break to focus on your personal life." Foye says it's unfair that childless workers miss out on "socially mandated time for self-reflection." She makes the argument for why all women deserve a "meternity" leave, but her comments have been met with criticism. 


Read the full interview: http://nypost.com/2016/04/28/i-want-all-the-perks-of-maternity-leave-without-having-any-kids/

"Meternity" is also the name of her new novel which tells the story of a woman who fakes a pregnancy so she can have maternity leave too, even though she doesn't have children. 

Foye was recently scheduled to discuss her book on "Good Morning America" but she cancelled her appearance following the controversy. 


 

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