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During pregnancy

Remember to

  • avoid alcohol, tobacco and drugs as well as certain food products
  • notify your employer well in advance when you intend to go on family leave
  • apply for the maternity grant, child benefit and other family benefits from Kela
  • acknowledge your paternity or maternity at the maternity clinic, if needed.

Text edited by: editorial team
Updated: 27/12/2022