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maternity leave

I had ma paperwork back today. And it is official..... I start maternity leave on the 4th of March for a year!!!! I can't wait to stop working!!! Then i will have only uni to concentrate on :)
When are you planning to start your maternity ladies?
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4043310 tn?1355916247
I plan to work to the very latest I might b allowed to work to my due date
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4309243 tn?1353923391
I did that with my daughter....but this time i just haven't got the energy :( ....
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554628 tn?1362781519
awesome, good luck, luckily i don't work and haven't since 12 weeks prego due to early pregnancy complications and im a student in school, but a year off for maternity leave is AWESOME!
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4484425 tn?1384231934
Oh I wish I could take a year off. That's so nice for you. I plan to work until I can't work anymore but I have a feeling I'll be part time for most if not all of May. I will go back to work when my older two are done with summer vacation the being of September.
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3860275 tn?1358729710
I am ready to go on leave. I am exhausted but I'm sure I will work until April.
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4309243 tn?1353923391
I work part time anyway. 3 days at work 3 days at university. As a part timer i will get paid 90% of my usual pay for 9 months :) so no need to get back to work early.
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4043310 tn?1355916247
Natfox are u not able to get income support? Am part time at work too and gettin materity allowance for 26 weeks but am taken 52 weeks off work so will b able to apply for income support whn materity pay is up
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4309243 tn?1353923391
Will be getting paid through work till December. Then will look into it...as i dont think i will be goin back to work. I am not coping well with full time uni kids and work lol
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4484425 tn?1384231934
I won't be getting paid anything while on maternity leave :(
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4309243 tn?1353923391
That's bad :( where do you live?
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4484425 tn?1384231934
Yep. My hubby will be picking up a part time job aside from his full time job to make up for me being off work. I live in Minnesota, United States.
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554628 tn?1362781519
wow where do you live nat fox, here we only get paid maternity leave for -12 weeks unless unless we have std or ltd leave and take it for so many weeks.
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4309243 tn?1353923391
I am in England UK. I think we are well looked after here :) i feel for you girls.....must be hard returning to work when your baby still tiny :(  
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4484425 tn?1384231934
It won't so bad because I work at a childcare and she'll be in my classroom until she's 6-8 months old and then she'll just be down the hall.
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4309243 tn?1353923391
That the best job to have when you got small kids! :) x
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4043310 tn?1355916247
Yano britain really do have it easy compare to other countries with our income support, child benefits etc, am allowed to apply for the 500 grant cause my wages r tht ****
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4309243 tn?1353923391
How do you apply Franky?
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554628 tn?1362781519
wow thats awesome for you girls.
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Avatar n tn
I plan on working for as long as I can, I'd.like to accumulate enuff time so.that I can get paid for at least 3 months out! But good for you!!!! I really wish I could stay out for that long but with pay lol
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Avatar f tn
Over here we get a centerlink payment. Atm I'm getting around 350 Aussie dollars a fortnight and I've been getting that since my little one was born (he's now 17 months) and we also get an extra 300 a fortnight for the first six months after bub is born. They call it the baby bonus. Use to be a lump sum of 5000 but heaps of girls were getting pregnant just for rhe money. The amount you get is dependent on how much your partner is working. And I know if your a single mum you get A LOT more. It's still a struggle with the price of rent ect but I.love that I don't HAVE to go back to work. Mind you before i fell pregnant again I was doing some casual work for my own sanity. Lol :)
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