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Parental Leave MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Parental Leave
Tree Number(s)
N01.824.417.700.162.500
N04.452.677.800.162.500
Unique ID
D016524
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016524
Annotation
prenatal & postnatal leave, leave for illness of a child or leave for adoption procedures; do not confuse with FAMILY LEAVE: see MeSH definition
Scope Note
The authorized absence from work of either parent prior to and after the birth of their child. It includes also absence because of the illness of a child or at the time of the adoption of a child. It does not include leave for care of siblings, parents, or other family members: for this FAMILY LEAVE is available.
Entry Term(s)
Maternity Leave
Paternity Leave
Previous Indexing
Pregnancy (1978-1990)
Salaries and Fringe Benefits (1981-1990)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/02/11
Revision Date
1994/05/05
Parental Leave Preferred
Maternity Leave Narrower
Paternity Leave Narrower
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