Maternity leave is a period of time (usually a few months) that a mother takes off from her job following the birth of her child. The mother receives paid leave during maternity, depending on her employer’s policies. It is designed to give a mother time to bond with her newborn and adjust to her new role as a parent.
Maternity leaves are a crucial step in the life of every woman. It gives new mothers a chance to bond with their babies, which can help them adjust post-pregnancy.
Maternity leaves are a statutory right under the Maternity Benefit Act 1961. This law ensures that pregnant women have safe and healthy working conditions. However, are some of the challenges that you may face are: