If you work, you probably havent told your employer yet about your pregnancy. Even so, its a good idea to check your contract or staff handbook to see what rights and benefits your employers offer many go beyond the legal minimum.
haven’t told your employer yet about your pregnancy. Even so, it’s a good idea to check your contract or staff handbook to see what rights and benefits your employers offer – many go beyond the legal minimum.
worked for his employer for 26 weeks by the 15th week before the baby is due, and earn more than £84 a week. He must notify his employer of the date he wants to start paternity leave in the 15th week before the baby is due.The new Act allows
to babyexpert.com about life as a ‘mum-preneur’. ‘I had Zacariah in April 2008 by caesarean, so I had six weeks off to recover from that, then I was back at work by week 8. I’m self-employed so I couldn’t really take time off, but Zac was with me full
be greater if you are aged less than 35 or reduced if you are older. During this time, many couples choose to employ alternative, untested methods of boosting their fertility. Dietary changes, counselling, relaxation methods, acupuncture, have helped in some
.However, not all men were enjoying their role as full-time carers with nearly 20 per cent saying it made them feel ‘less of a man’ than being in full-time employment, and 13 per cent said they found it harder than going to work.The poll of 2,000 families
for an easier labour. maternity rights. Once your employer knows you are pregnant, if you are sacked because of a reason connected with your pregnancy, it will automatically be unfair dismissal and sex discrimination. You are entitled to paid time off to attend
normal? Afraid you look fat rather than pregnant? It’s normal at this stage of pregnancy when your bump is still on the small side! Boost your confidence with these reasons why you’re gorgeous.Pregnant and working? Your employer should carry out a risk
complication.Give your employer the Mat B1 (MB1 in Northern Ireland) form. This is a certificate you get from your doctor or midwife. It gives your Estimated Date of Delivery (EDD) and is used to calculate Statutory Maternity Pay. Find out more here
Infertility affects about 10 per cent of couples. If you are having problems getting pregnant, your doctor will put you forward for further investigation.The main hospital-based investigations, which will be employed to try and identify the reason