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Breast-feeding, daycare and the European model
Government is often seen in America as a threat to family life. That’s not the case, however, in most other industrialized nations — especially in Europe, where robust social welfare programs are designed not only to help parents care for their children, but also to help them maintain a fulfilling personal and professional life. To get a sense of how cultural expectations of mothers differ in countries like France and the United Kingdom, Up host Chris Hayes talks with Pamela Druckerman, journalist and author of “Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting.”