5 companies with the best maternity leave

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10 companies with the best maternity leave

When it comes to paid leave for new parents, the U.S. is among the countries that provide the least amount of parental leave.

However, these big name companies are exceptions to the rule and prove they care about their employees and their kids...

5. Google
18 weeks of leave

Google's first employee to go on maternity leave is YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki.

The mom has taken five parental leaves since starting at Google in 1999.

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4. Twitter
20 weeks of leave

Birth mothers receive 20 weeks of maternity leave at Twitter.
And fathers and adoptive parents get 10 weeks paid leave.

3. Facebook
17 weeks of leave

As if that's not enough, Facebook hands out $4,000 in "baby cash" for to cover expenses.

Plus, Facebook headquarter has breast-feeding rooms for new moms

2. Adobe
26 weeks of leave

Adobe provides a generous 26 weeks of paid maternity leave.

While dads and primary caregivers get up to 16 weeks of parental leave.

1. Netflix
Unlimited leave for one year


Netflix offers the best parental leave with up to one year after birth or adoption to (netflix and) chill.

During the 12 months, employees may return to work then go back as needed with infinite vacation hours.

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President Barack Obama waves to guests before speaking at the White House Summit on Working Families, Monday, June 23, 2014, in Washington. Obama is encouraging more employers to adopt family-friendly policies, part of a broader effort to convince employers that providing more flexibility is good for business as well as workers. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Barack Obama crosses the street as he walks to have lunch at a Chipotle Mexican Grill in Washington, Monday, June 23, 2014, prior to attending the White House Summit on Working Families. Walking with Obama, from left are, Shirley Young, Lisa Rumain, Shelby Ramirez, and Rodger Trombley. Obama is encouraging more employers to adopt family-friendly policies, part of a broader effort to convince employers that providing more flexibility is good for business as well as workers. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Barack Obama applauds after speaking at The White House Summit on Working Families at a hotel in Washington, Monday, June 23, 2014. The gathering, organized by the White House, Department of Labor, and the Center for American Progress, highlights the challenges and offers solutions faced by working families in America. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
President Barack Obama is introduced by Lisa Rumain of Martinsville, N.J., at The White House Summit on Working Families, Monday, June 23, 2014, in Washington. The gathering, organized by the White House, Labor Department and the Center for American Progress, highlights the challenges and offers solutions faced by working families in America. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
President Barack Obama speaks at the White House Summit on Working Families, Monday, June 23, 2014, in Washington. Obama is encouraging more employers to adopt family-friendly policies, part of a broader effort to convince employers that providing more flexibility is good for business as well as workers. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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