Log In Sign Up

does anyone know?


Forum: June 2013 Playroom

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To June 2013 Playroom LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
November 22nd, 2012, 02:55 AM
dmreed32's Avatar Veteran
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 435
With my first son I was up and back to work 2 weeks after my c section. I had family I was comfortable with watching him every day and financially needed to go back. This time around I am lucky enough to have 12 weeks paid with my position. With twins I will need every minute of that. My question is, since there is a good chance I might end up on some sort of bed rest, does that qualify as short term disability? I don't want most of my time off used before the babies arrive. I don't have anyone this time around that can watch TWO babies. I need to stay with them at least 12 weeks.
__________________
Dawn
Mom to Easton 9/13/2005
Due June 22. 2013

Reply With Quote
  #2  
November 22nd, 2012, 03:44 AM
zkat's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 3,743
At most places, bed rest will qualify for STD. It also starts your FMLA, so your 12 weeks starts from the first day of a qualified event (missing 3 days due to family or medical). It doesn't mean you cannot take additional weeks after the babies are born, it just means your FMLA protection is up 12 weeks after going out.

Hopefully you can bypass bedrest. My SIL gave birth to 2 5.5 pound boys and didn't have bedrest at all.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #3  
November 22nd, 2012, 05:03 AM
wanttobeinvienna's Avatar Veteran
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 317
Ugh, yeah, that is so stressful! I just found out I get not one single day of maternity time... Absolutely SHOCKING to say the least!
I hope you won't have to take any time for bedrest!
__________________
Melissa, Mom to DS Zeke (10/12/2001) and DD Paxton (05/29/2003)



Reply With Quote
  #4  
November 22nd, 2012, 06:18 AM
QueenCrafty's Avatar Courtney
Join Date: May 2007
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 25,844
Zkat pretty much summed it up. I hope you won't have to use any time before the babies are born. I also don't qualify for any maternity leave whatsoever as a part time employee for a small company.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #5  
November 22nd, 2012, 08:24 AM
Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 3,551
It can also differ by state. I know in California, the state will give you up to 6 weeks before your due date if the doctor deems it necessary, and that does not take away from your actual maternity leave (CA STD will pay 60% of your salary while you're out too, so if your work coverage doesn't pay, you would still get some money). I would talk to your HR and see how things are for your state and for your company.
__________________
Lisa, mom to Alie and Christian
Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:37 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0