Hillary Clinton Recalls Pregnancy, Creating Maternity Leave

The Secretary of State on being the pregnant, first female partner at a law firm.
3:00 | 10/25/12

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Many years ago when I was pregnant. I was in a law firm I was the only female partner. And they never had a female partner and certainly not eight pregnant female partner. And they literally just were not sure what to do with me. I would walk down the court or getting more and more pregnant. And the men and the firm -- like look away. Never say a word. And just kind of thought I'm just gonna wait to see if anybody says anything to me. About you know the fact that I'm gonna have a baby so. Nobody ever did. -- and eventually. In. February 27 1980. I AA gave birth to my daughter. In I was in the hospital. When one my partners called. To say congratulations. And then in the course of -- asked. Well when are you coming back to work. And I said -- I don't know maybe in four months. And that's how I created the firm's. First ever maternity leave policy.

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