11 Important Decisions to Make During Pregnancy

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What's My Maternity Leave Plan?


Announcing your pregnancy at work and sorting out your maternity leave plan is a must for working moms. Most women tell their manager before their pregnant belly begins to show, which allows several months for planning for your absence. While revealing your pregnancy to your employer can seem daunting, in most cases the laws are on your side to help you keep your job and pick it back up after your maternity leave. Print out this sample maternity leave agreement to help guide your plans with your manager.

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