Calls for longer maternity leave shouldn't be forced: economist

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Of the women in the experiment that coaxes an infertile woman's ovaries into producing eggs again, one is pregnant, two are preparing for embryo transfer or are undergoing additional egg collection.

Of the women in the experiment that coaxes an infertile woman's ovaries into producing eggs again, one is pregnant, two are preparing for embryo transfer or are undergoing additional egg collection.

Photo_Web_pregnant_011013

Of the women in the experiment that coaxes an infertile woman's ovaries into producing eggs again, one is pregnant, two are preparing for embryo transfer or are undergoing additional egg collection.

Of the women in the experiment that coaxes an infertile woman's ovaries into producing eggs again, one is pregnant, two are preparing for embryo transfer or are undergoing additional egg collection.

JOHANNESBURG - Some trade unions and non-governmental organisations have called for longer maternity leave.

They want the current legislation to be changed to allow for 11 months of maternity leave. 

For more on this topic, the Efficient Group&39;s chief economist Dawie Roodt spoke to eNCA anchor Joanne Joseph. Listen to his comment in the gallery above.