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Pregnancy and Maternity

Your rights during pregnancy and maternity leave, including returning to work and discrimination.

  • Maternity Leave

    Comprehensive information on maternity - your rights and benefits explained.

  • Pregnancy

    Your rights at work during pregnancy.

  • Returning to Work

    Comprehensive information on your rights on returning to work after maternity leave.

  • Toolkit for new parents

    If you’re expecting a new child in your family, you probably have lots of questions about maternity leave and pay, benefits, paternity rights and rights to request flexible working. Our popular factsheets summarise the information you are most likely to need at this crucial time.