This is a discussion on Cant stop worrying within the General Pregnancy Discussion forum, part of the Pregnancy Forum category; you may want to check on MOM website or your HR on the childcare leave entitlement. Of cos telling your ...
you may want to check on MOM website or your HR on the childcare leave entitlement. Of cos telling your co as soon as you can is good so that they can do planning on your coverage while you go on maternity.
yep i will be delivering in the states! feeling a bit unsettled because i dont know how the gynaes in the states do it...and they probably think the whole confinement idea is crazy! but thank God my parents-in-law have agreed to come over during my final few weeks and staying beyond my confinement period to take care of me and baby :-) this will definitely ease up the heavy burden on my poor husband hahaha..
i am super ignorant about all the pregnancy terms used so effortlessly by all mommies..so i am going to ask this, what is antenatal class? how is it different from prenatal classes? I am going to attend some light yoga classes at my yoga centre to better prepare my body for delivery, and plan to go swimming soon!
Antenatal class is to teach new mummies/daddies how to take care our ouself during pregnancy and also to take card of the baby.
Hi chiyocha, im sure the healthcare service in States will be as good! dont worry about it ok!! Good that your in laws are going over to help you out as new mummy n daddy probably will feel very stressed n lost at times.
I m planning to start some swimming n yoga classes. Kandang Kerbau Hospital has classes on Saturdays. I might wanma sign up there.
regardless on the no. of children, the child care leave is 6 days in total for each calendar year.
inform your employer on your pregnancy after 1st trimester, or in your 2nd trimester.
Thanks gabby ..thought that having more babies contribute to the nation will have more childcare leaves to look after the kids' needs. Look like there is no benefits for working mum when we have more kids for the nation. No wonder lesser couples wanna to give birth. Nowadays, news even reported sg is the world no. 1 most expensive country to live in. Can you imagine ..nowadays even essential food products like baby milk powder also can cost around $90 and complete by toddler within two weeks...such essential food costing no control ...if there is more benefits on baby maternity leaves plus milk powder pricing ...etc...I believe there will be more couples planning for kids...even enrichment courses fees for those toddlers onwards also like daylight robbery...can be around $580 for 16 weeks lessons and it's just one fee for one subject only and strangely many parents are kaisu and forking that sum during their children age of 3 onwards. A good profit earning for those education sectors! However, wonder such lessons is it necessarily or just a commercial business strategy.
It will be good to get the gynae letter before informing on your pregnancy as if your employer terminates you due to your announcement , you can call up MOM to take action against your employer if you get cheated. I had checked this info by calling up MoM so confirmed it's a way to secure for working mommies
Last edited by clovermom; 05-03-2014 at 03:26 PM.
Hi clovermom, ya I wish the Govt will allow us to use more on our medisave for maternity. Currently only can use up to $450 to pay for pre-delivery expenses.
This amount is definately not enouch to cover!
I have already informed my boss on my pregnancy during my early stage as Im getting very bad MS. Hopefully I wont be ask to go
If employer asked you to leave, you should not do as told as you may report to MOM and they will look into it and take action. So long you have worked for them for a certain period of time, they can't make you quit just due to your pregnancy. Stay firm, just endure till maternity period arrived as it's a law that women are protected else no couples will want kids nor get marry and nation will be affected, so will be those business economics!
Hopefully our employer will not be so heartless and ruthless
Hi, you have to relax! dont't think too much because it will cause you so much stress. That's not good for the baby. Stop worrying about miscarriage..
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