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When Can I Start My Maternity Leave?

When Can I Start My Maternity Leave?

..I live in Los Angeles my due date is on September 19. I was just wondering if maybe any of you guys knew when would be the earliest i can take my maternity leave?

i wanted to take 8 weeks before my dd that way i can bond with my other two kids and we'll also be moving before the baby is born.

 

 
deyrita09

Asked by deyrita09 at 2:31 PM on Jun. 13, 2011 in Pregnancy

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Answers (8)
  • Talk to your employer. Just remember the earlier you leave before baby is born, the less time you will have once your little one does get here.
    BabyBugsmama

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 2:32 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • your only a week behind me :) but your almost 7 months so i would ask your doctor
    mamawilbur

    Answer by mamawilbur at 2:41 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • talk to your employer...some allow more time then others. i always worked up till the day bfore because i was only allowed 12 wks. of FMLA
    happymama02

    Answer by happymama02 at 5:17 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • I would ask the doctor.
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 2:31 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • Yep ask dr
    Amberlovesher3

    Answer by Amberlovesher3 at 2:32 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • I only had a limited time. I worked right up to the last day because I didn't want to waste it before the baby came. Work as long as you can.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 2:34 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • How much time do you get? Is it paid? I only got my saved up vacation time and I was able to collect 5 weeks of disability.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:10 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • I wouldn't ask your doctor, you need to talk to your employer.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:11 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

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