Maternity leave: Special cases

> If your doctor or midwife feels that your condition requires a longer stop, then you will be entitled to 2 additional weeks before delivery.

> If your delivery occurs before the scheduled date, the duration of the prenatal rest period not taken is postponed until the expiry of the postnatal period.

> If your delivery occurs after the expected date of delivery, the per diem allowances for prenatal rest continue to be paid until the day before the actual delivery, without the postnatal rest period being reduced.

> If your baby is hospitalized until the end of her 6th week, you will be able to return to work and postpone your days off after your baby returns home.

> If your child is premature for more than 6 weeks, the duration of your maternity leave is extended by the number of days between the expected date of birth and the expected date of the start of prenatal leave.

> If the pregnancy is interrupted after 22 weeks of amenorrhea or the newborn dies, the mother can still benefit from her maternity leave.

> If the mother dies during or because of the birth, it is the father who will be able to benefit from the post-natal leave, and will receive the daily allowances provided that the father is salaried and falls under the general regime and that it ceases all during the compensation period.

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