Jacinda Ardern made history on Thursday when she became the first world leader in almost 30 years to have a baby while in office and the second in modern memory, following in the footsteps of Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who gave birth in 1990.
Ardern has already hit some historic milestones: She became New Zealand’s youngest prime minister in more than 150 years when she won last year’s election at age 37. She also made headlines when she told a radio show host that asking a woman in a professional context if she was planning on getting pregnant was unacceptable.
Six days before she took office, she found out she was expecting, a welcome surprise for her and her partner, Clarke Gayford. Now that her daughter has…
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