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Zuckerberg to take 2 months of paternity leave

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Friday he's planning on taking two months of paternity leave when his daughter is born.

He said in a Facebook post that "outcomes are better for children and families" when working parents take time off to be with their newborns. He called the decision "very personal."

He announced in July that he and wife Priscilla Chan were expecting a baby girl following three miscarriages.

In his post Friday, Zuckerberg said the couple is "starting to get ready" for their daughter's arrival but didn't indicate when she is due.

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