Ummmm…no. It’s not the same in any way. If you need “me” time you have vacation time, leave of absence, etc. This woman is saying that because the rest of us with kids get maternity leave, she should get some sort of leave as well. Unless your body has been through something pretty traumatic, and you’re now in charge of keeping a tiny human alive 24/7…you don’t get MATERNITY leave. (I’m not discounting people who adopted…they deserve leave as well in my opinion.) Those first months are a complete fog. It’s certainly NOT “me” time.
Meghann Foye, 38, was jealous of co-workers clocking out for maternity leave, and decided she needed a break of her own. Here, the author of the novel " Meternity " (Mira, out now), tells The Post's Anna Davies why she believes every woman deserves mandated "me time."