Leave during pregnancy, birth and parenthood.
If you adopt a child, you are entitled to adoption leave. If you become a foster parent, you may also qualify for leave.
If your partner gives birth you are entitled to maternity leave, birth leave and additional birth leave.
You are entitled to take 26 weeks of parental leave for each child up to eight years old. Read about the conditions and financial implications for parental leave and how you can request this type of leave.
If you are pregnant, you are entitled to sixteen weeks of pregnancy and maternity leave.