More dads staying home with new baby

But they're only taking about 1 month off
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 06/29/2007

More dads have been taking time off work to take care of their new baby since 2001, according to a new Statistics Canada study.

While the proportion of men who take parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child rose from 38 per cent in 2001 to 55 per cent in 2006, most of them returned to work within a month of the child's arrival.

The report,