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Maternity leave debts

Nearly a third of new mothers find themselves in debt after taking maternity leave. Some even have to cut short their time off to ease financial pressures.

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Maternity leave 'puts thousands of mothers in debt'

New figures reveal how thousands of mothers are being pushed into debt while taking maternity leave. The survey reveals how one in three suffer financial problems. One in ten mothers were forced to return to work to ease the financial burden.

The survey into the cost of maternity leave was carried out by uSwitch.com Credit: ITV News

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