After Maternity Leave

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Maternity Leave

C.G. asks from San Francisco

Hi Everyone and thanks in advance for your responses. I was wondering what the norm is these days on maternity leave. I have heard that women are allowed to take up...


Maternity Leave

A.W. asks from Minneapolis

I just gave birth to my second son. I have a two year old boy who is helpful and loves his new brother very much. He has shown no signs of jealousy. I am on a 6 week ...


Looking for Maternity Leave Advice

J.D. asks from Atlanta

Hi Mamas, Does anyone have any advice on preparing for maternity leave - some learning experience you may have had that you weren't expecting? Can be in regards to i...


My Employer REFUSES to Pay Me for My First Weekend Back from Maternity Leave

J.M. asks from Dallas

Hey Ladies, Need to know if any of you know my rights. I took my FMLA of 12wks off with my baby, 11wks of that without pay because I had no PTO. I e-mailed my sup...


Got Laid off After Returned from Maternity Leave

K.L. asks from San Diego

I took approx. 5 months maternity leave which was all legal because I worked it out with HR making sure I followed the guidelines. I just got back to work from matern...


Wondering When to Take Maternity Leave

K.M. asks from Dallas

I am a first-time mother at the end of my 8th month. I am still working and am miserable. I think its time for me to go ahead and go on maternity leave. I just wanted...


Being Fired While on Maternity Leave

R.W. asks from Chicago

I was wondering if anyone has ever been fired while on maternity leave. I don't know if what my employer did was illegal or just unethical. I started my maternity l...


Maternity Leave Question -- What's the Standard?

M.R. asks from Los Angeles

Dear Fellow Moms, I have been employed at my job for 2.5 years. I've done great work and made few to no demands on my employer. I just found out that I am pregnant...


Maternity Leave Wrights

R.V. asks from Los Angeles

I’m in a very desperate situation. I came back to work from maternity leave to find out t hat my position had been eliminated. Me not knowing these before, I had ar...


Not Returning to Work After Maternity Leave: Best Way to Handle It?

A.M. asks from Chicago

I do not plan to return to work at the end of my maternity leave (six weeks). I would like some pointers on the best way to handle telling them i won't be coming back...