Yahoo Inc. drew plenty of accolades earlier this year when it announced a policy granting new dads up to eight weeks of paid paternity leave, with benefits. But experts say that kind of generosity is far outside the norm .
The Families and Work Institute, a research organization that studies how families are changing, found that only 14 percent of employers who provide paternity leave pay for some of Dad’s time off.
Even if you can afford to take some time without pay, many dads may feel hesitant to be out of the office for more than a few days.
How much time off will your husband/partner take when baby is born?