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Pregnancy and Maternity

A survey by the government in 2016 found that "[o]verall, three in four mothers (77%) said they had a negative experience or possibly discriminatory experience during pregnancy, maternity leave, and or/on return from maternity leave." 

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has extensive information on your rights while pregnant and in maternity (26 weeks after birth). 

Maternity, Paternity and Adoption policy

Parental Leave policy

Flexible Working policy