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Maternity and Paternity Leave

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This category contains questions and answers regarding the absence of work due to pregnancy, childbirth, and the care of a newborn child, both for the mother (maternity leave) and father (paternity leave).
Ultrasounds measure the size of the fetus to predict a due date and are usually very accurate, within two weeks, so I would safely assume that it would not be off by five weeks. You can ask your doctor, it won't be the first time he or she has answered that question,I promise.   Also it depen…
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I received an email today and if I send in 60% of the money owed within the next 10 days, they will stop the court hearing that is set for Feb. 15. My credit report will show paid for a lesser amount and the account at the Collectors office will show paid in full. I don't know if this is good or not…
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The answer depends on when your coverage became effective. Most plans are effective after a time frame (ex: the 1st month following your date of hire, etc.). In order to be eligible your coverage would have to be effective while you are still working and prior to going out. Secondly, it would also d…
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Answer In my experience as an insurance agent the disability insurance policy I can offer specifically excludes pregnancy. Also, from what I have seen with other policies is that since pregnancy is planned, in most cases, it is not considered a disability. It is similar to being pregnant and not …
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In CA you wouldI am scheduled to have my baby at the end of March 2004, and plan to take six weeks of maternity leave from my job. Will I be able to claim an additional six weeks of Paid Family Leave to bond with my baby after July 1, 2004, when Paid Family Leave benefits begin?Yes. You can file a c…
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In general, if the insurance was in force at the time of the pregnancy, the coverage will apply according to its terms. If the employee qualifies for the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) benefits, and decides not to return to work, the employee and the employee are generally allowed to agree to terms…
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If Long Term Disabilty is denying you because on the date of the claim you were in the pre-x period then it would be forever. When the pre-x time is over - then it would cover a NEW claim. Not a pending one. Check YOUR actual policy for exact details. For more information www.SteveShorr.com/disabili…
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What about State Disability? State disability applies only to people who work in the state. Currently there are five states that mandate coverage: CA, HI, NJ, NY, and RI. If you live in one of these states you will likely get some benefit. If you live in one of the 45 states that do not, you mus…
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it depends what was in your origanal contract if there where a certain amount of days that you where allowed and you exceeded them than yes but if not than he has to provide you with a reason why he fired you  Yes. If I have a stroke tomorrow and can never work again, at some point my employer…
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It doesn't look like your protected under the Federal Family Leave Act Synopsis of Law Covered employers must grant an eligible employee up to a total of 12 workweeks of UNPAID leave during any 12-month period for one or more of the following reasons: for the birth and care of the newborn chil…
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Leave him!If he goes ta work,pack your stuff and go, your a free woman,u shouldn't be stuck with him,change ur cell # and only tell one person were ur going.It has to be a person u realy,realy trust though,o.k so u so this and quick!don't wait!  You didn't say whether you had just fallen out o…
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Certainly there are but your present condition would be exluded. You can still apply even if you are already pregnant. Your pregnancy and maternity leave will not be covered, but you will have income replacement in case of accidents and illnesses. Keep the policy, and future pregnancies and materni…
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Yes, the paycheck would still be subject to up a 25 percent garnishment. The garnishment wouldn't be given on the full salary.
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my daughter had back surgery Friday. This was not workers comp. she does not know how her back was injured. does the state of South Carolina have short term disability? she has not been working at her present place of employment long enough to qualify for anything through that company. she was a sev…
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The rule of thumb is that short term disability insurance will cost about an hour's wage per week in order to replace 2/3 of your income for 12 months. For example, a person earning $20 per hour and working 40 hours per week earns $40,000 per year or $3,333 per month. 2/3 income replacement would e…
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You were paid disability benefits because your delivery was a covered benefit. You were entitled to the benefit because you paid the premium, and your medical condition qualified for a benefit payment. Enjoy your time bonding with your baby. You are in the clear.
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NJ has mandated disability coverage for people who work in the state. It covers all workers, regardless of medical history.
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When a person has a baby, they can take up to 12 weeks off under the Family and Medical Leave Act, but this is an unpaid leave. Some employers may offer a certain amount of compensation, but how much and when the benefits will be paid is up to the employer.
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Bank employees are entitled to vacation leave that is part of the job. There is not a certain amount of vacation that they have to be given.
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Sometimes you just can work for or with another person - or there is a better opportunity at another job
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Maternity leave is usually funded by short term disability insurance. There needs to be a medical reason behind why you are unable to work. There needs to be some medical complication documented by your doctor in order for your early maternity leave to be paid.
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Answer This isn't so much a health question unless you are having problems carrying the baby to term and your doctor has suggested you stay in bed. If that is not the case, it is usually more of a financial question, depending on how many weeks of paid maternity leave you can expect, if any. Wh…
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10 weeks prior to the leave
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Check your disability policy to see if it covers on-the-job accidents. Most don't, but some do. Typically they will pay 50% of the monthly benefit amount for on-the-job accidents.
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who many days get maternity leave in west Bengal Shops & Establishment Rules
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Short term disability replaces your income if you become injured or sick and can't work. The benefit period is limited to 3, 6, 12, or 24 months. The policy stops paying benefits if your disability lasts longer than the benefit period.
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Massachusetts does not have state mandated short term disability. You can get coverage through your employer. Just ask them to make a voluntary short term disability policy available to you via payroll deduction. You pay for the policy.
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Perhaps the plan is only for a specifc category or job function. You can still get your own private SDI coverage. I can help. 4LifeGuild
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usually its 2weeks before your due date you can stay until you go into labor but if your doctor recommends you to leave work, you have to get a stated letter for your job from the doctor. Like for example you had to be put on bed rest. Meanwhile you can leave your job anytime you want giving a 2week…
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yes, but doesn't mean you will be able to come back in order for you to take maternity leave just means you have to quit your job. Being that you have been with the company 1yr which you might or have not that all is depending on the outcome of your situation. You will not qualify for FMLA if you ha…
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Most short term disability policies will pay a benefit for your normal delivery. Massachusetts does not have state mandated coverage. You need to purchase a private policy before getting pregnant in order to qualify for a benefit.
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Unemployment insurance is intended for people who lose their jobs. Many employers will hold jobs open during maternity leave - meaning you probably will be denied. If your employer does not hold your job open, then you would have a legitimate claim. Short term disability insurance is intended to re…
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In the US in most locations yes you can. Though it depends on your exact circumstance. You cannot draw FOR maternity leave. This link in the Related Link below will go through all the instances where you can and why as well as when you can't and why for most states. Unemployment insurance is inten…
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Texas doesn't have a maternity leave law. Instead, the law state uses the FMLA, the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1933 to provide leave for prospective mothers and fathers.
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It is not pre-existing if you were not pregnant when you took out the coverage, it may however be excluded as a covered benefit. Check your policy for language related to pregnancy and maternity leave. Many policies will cover the "normal delivery" if you enrolled preconception. Others will exclud…
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California does cover your maternity leave for normal labor and delivery.
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In the U.S. employers with more than 50 employees are required to offer you an unpaid leave. Some states have additional regulations for smaller employers. Five states require employers to offer short term disability insurance that covers maternity leave: CA, HI, NJ, NY, and RI. Many employers off…
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Certainly, it is required by law in most places.
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ANSWER well, sometimes they become gay, they found another woman, they have lost intrest, sex is not good enough (lol), and other reasons Answer Answer they may leave for another girl or he may have gone on a bussniss trip and forgot to tell you and thought you new.think if you said any thi…
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In the U.S. maternity leave is typically unpaid - unless you have short term disability insurance coverage. Five states mandated that workers purchase this insurance. Private coverage is available in all 50 states, and covers your normal maternity leave.
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From: http://www.social-security.net/state/Missouri/ Missouri Social Security Disability or SSI Disability is controlled by the federal government like all other states. Under the federal Social Security Disability Act, "disability" means the "inability to engage in any substantial gainful activit…
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Army policies with respect to pregnancy are general in nature, reflect DoD guidance, and are designed to protect both the rights of women soldiers and the efficacy of the organization. Army regulation states the separation policy for pregnant soldiers is strictly voluntary (unless discovered while i…
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I am a booth renter in a salon. I am incorporated. The Salon owner charges me $300 a week for my booth rent. Is it legal for the Salon owner to charge me the $300 a week while i am on maternity leave, and not in the salon taking clients?
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The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (Pub.L. 103-3, enacted February 5, 1993) is a United States labor law allowing an employee to take unpaid leave due to a serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform his job or to care for a sick family member or to care for a new son or…
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There is no paid maternity leave or mandated short term disability in Texas. Your best bet is to apply for short term disability preconception. Short term disability will pay a benefit when you deliver, giving you a paid maternity leave. Texas doesnt require your employer to pay you but if you are a…
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California State Disabilty Covers Maternity -
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Yes an employer can terminate an employee if the employee is abusing medical leave. However, if the employee is using FMLA, then they are likely protected.
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In most cases you cannot collect unemployment after maternity leave. If your maternity leave is over, your doctor has determined that you can go back to work. Unemployment is intended for those who are laid off from work.
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Most health insurance plans are designed to cover the cost of your treatments: doctor and hospital expenses. These plans do not replace your income during maternity leave. Short term disability insurance is designed to replace your income, and will pay a 8 week benefit for c-section, and a 6 wee…
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Pennsylvania does not provide any state maternity leave benefits. You will have to check with your employer to see what maternity benefits, if any, that are offered. Many people elect to purchase short term disability insurance before getting pregnant. This is the best way to create maternity le…
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Self employed people have a difficult time with maternity leave. If they work in a state with mandated short term disability insurance coverage, they usually are not required to pay into the system - and therefor have no coverage. Private short term disability is available through groups. If you…
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You can simply state your reasons for leaving temporarily. If you need to work and accumulate more finances or if you are leaving to help your parents or a sick relative. Make sure you let them know when you plan on coming back.
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Not unless it is because of a disability. If you are currently pregnant, it is currently not a time to buy. You can buy individual short term disability preconception, and expect a maternity leave benefit. Programs sold via work place marketing provide this coverage. It's easy to get your employer …
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The United States and Australia are the only industrialized countries that do not provide paid leave for new mothers nationally, though there are exceptions in some US states. The U.S. Family and Medical Leave Act provides for 12 weeks of job-protected leave, but it only covers those who work for la…
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It depends on your employer's benefit plan, your state of residence, and if you purchased short term disability insurance before getting pregnant. Some employer will provide some maternity leave pay - but this is very rare. Five states mandate that workers purchase short term disability insuranc…
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There is no paid maternity leave law in Illinois. Maternity leave pay is created by short term disability insurance, and only five states mandate coverage. Short term disability insurance for pregnancy and maternity leave is readily available to Illinois workers through private insurers.
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Unemployment insurance is intended for people who lose their jobs. Many employers will hold jobs open during maternity leave - meaning you probably will be denied. If your employer does not hold your job open, then you would have a legitimate claim. Short term disability insurance is intended to r…
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Answer The answer depends upon the policies of the employer, and whether the pediatrician applied for short term disability insurance before getting pregnant. Some employers may elect to continue paying a salary for certain "key employees". A pediatrician, due to the extensive training required,…
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in my country ,yes they do Alternate answer: Yes...in a way. If a woman gets pregnant while on duty, she falls automatically under convalescent leave when she delivers and for a period of time after. When it is determined by a doctor that she is pregnant, he will place her on a "profile" that lim…
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Probably not - as you are probably not paying into the system. Your best bet is to apply for private short term disability before getting pregnant. If you are a 1099 contractor, you can get coverage via payroll deduction through your 1099 payor - you just have to ask the right way.
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New Jersey does not offer paid maternity leave, but you may be eligible for temporary disability benefits. NJ mandates coverage for non-government employees. It replaces up to 2/3 of your income, up to a limit of $524 per week. Your pregnancy and maternity leave will be a covered benefit. Effective…
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There is nothing that can prevent you from returning to work, but you may forfeit your remaining disability benefits.
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Maternity leave raised from 135 days to 180 days with effect from 01.09.2008 and admissible to married/unmarried female employee with less than two surviving children and during miscarriage/abortion total 45 days in the entire service. It is granted on full pay and the leave is not debited to the le…
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may i know the new rules of govt. of west Bengal regarding maretnity leaves
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What is the summary of Maternity Leave?
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How many hours do you need to get maternity leave?
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There are a variety of federal and state family leave laws. At the federal level the FMLA provides 12 weeks of unpaid leave and applies to employers with 50 or more employees. In addition there are ten states with leave laws that supplement the FMLA. There is no requirement for maternity leave pay, …
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Oregon does not have state disability. A private short term disability policy would cover your maternity leave, provided your coverage began before getting pregnant.
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The way to write a letter requesting an extended leave for the purpose of a wedding is simple. Explain the dates of the wedding and the reason for the leave. Most often employers will give leave to a bride or groom for an extended time.
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you get maternity leave, for12-16 weeks depends on your employer and then you get 12 weeks of baby bonding time (fmla) total 28 weeks after that in the state of ca they can take your job from you and you have no rights after that.
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Unemployment insurance is intended for people who lose their jobs. Many employers will hold jobs open during maternity leave - meaning you probably will be denied. If your employer does not hold your job open, then you would have a legitimate claim. Short term disability insurance is intended to r…
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Most pediatricians work for smaller medical practices. Each practice has its own policies regarding employee leave. Five states mandate some level of disability which provides some level of maternity leave benefit. Short term disability insurance is available to pediatricians who want and qualify …
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Maternity leave is when you leave a job for 1 year to give birth to a child and then care for them...A man gets 4 weeks of a job to help their wife/partner.
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Once you a few months before delivery, your doctor doesn't want to get you stressed, because a stressed mom, equals a stressed baby. Also, you don't want to strain yourself, like, your back neck, etc. Why does it matter any way, your off!
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I think it depends on the company and their Short Term Disability plan. The company I work for does have maternity in there short term disability thankfully. Ask your Human Resources Director or your manager. They should be able to pull up the company's disability plan. The state of Georgia does no…
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Texas does not have state coverage for workers. Individual policies do a maternity leave benefit of six weeks for a vaginal delivery, and eight weeks for a c-section delivery. You are also covered in case of pregnancy complications, and delivery complications that cause you to miss work. You can…
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It depends on the legislation, if any, of the country concerned.
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Georgia does not have a state mandated program, but short term disability insurance is readily available to workers in the state. Contact a local agent to apply.
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It depends. If you notified your employer that you were taking maternity leave - were paid all during your maternity leave - and then laid off when you reported back for work ready to resume your job - you probably can be. The law doesn't guarantee that you will be given a job, only that you may res…
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The answer is - it depends. If your employer offers maternity benefits you are one of the lucky few. If you live in a state with mandated short term disability will are covered. Those states are CA, HI, NJ, NY, and RI. If your employer offers short term disability insurance and you applied before…
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Yes, because you should use the money from unemployment until you get a new job.
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I am wondering the same thing as well i am currently going through this now with my employer. I am being treated very wrongly and i feel it is due to learning i am preg. I had received a promotion before i was preg. and was supposed to have came with a pay increase. Even before the trial period the …
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Your company cannot fire you because you are pregnant. You should hope they do though. Then you can sue for a substantial amount of money. Unless Texas has specific laws allowing maternity leave, or your company has to meet the federal Family Medical Leave Act provisions, there would be no requireme…
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You get 6 weeks for normal delivery on disability coverage. The paid leave allows for 6 weeks to care for an infant. 6 + 6 = 12 weeks total. You may get a longer leave through disability if you deliver via c-section, or if your pregnancy or delivery encounter complications.
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There is no paid maternity leave in New Mexico. Your best bet is to purchase short term disability insurance before getting pregnant. Your maternity leave will be a covered benefit - ie a paid maternity leave.
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The FMLA protects your job during your normal maternity leave, but it applies only to employers with more than 50 employees. It your leave lasts beyond the protected period, you can lose your job. Also, if you work for a smaller employer, they are not obligated to keep your position open. If you…
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Social security disability is for long term disabilities. Maternity leave is typically very short in duration: 6 to 8 weeks. Individual short term disability is the best option for maternity leave pay in TX. You must apply before conception to be eligible for a benefit.
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I found this answer to a similar question earlier today... I will just copy and paste below Covered employers must grant an eligible employee up to a total of 12 workweeks of unpaid leave during any 12-month period for one or more of the following reasons:for the birth and care of the newborn child…
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Yes, in most cases spouses can receive maternity leave, the only circumstances that it would not be permitted is if the soldier was to go to the field for a train-up for a deployment. As long as the paperwork is processed in advance they should have no issues.
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Each soldier receives 30 days paid vacation time a year at 2.5 days a month. You can typically take up to 30 days at one time depending on how much leave you have accrued and have now and what the mission dictates for the soldier. Traditional a soldier will take two 15 day block leaves a year, one d…
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You can, but it is just a bunch of rubbish!
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relax! that's most important. and be strong. and pray. okay, you just start relaxing and pushing with the contractions. try to walk around a bit if the baby is really hard to push out. lay down. spread legs out and push. If you can she the baby's head then you're pretty close to seeing your baby! p…
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