Maternity Leave letter

A Maternity Leave Letter is submitted by an expectant mom to her employer for the days of rest when her baby is born. Sometimes the company allows the maternity leave to be valid slightly earlier than the actual birth date for the expectant mom to relax at home.

The number of days in a maternity leave is dependent on the labor law or company regulations, whichever is more favorable to the mother.

The letter should contain the details of the pregnancy, the number of days or months you will be absent as well as the particulars of the remuneration she might be expecting or the concessions that might have to be made.

Inform them that you will complete your work before you leave. Otherwise, assure the company or industry that there will be no delay in the work even in your absence, i.e., inform them that you will help them virtually to complete the work.

Maternity Leave Sample Letter :

The following is a sample of Maternity Leave Letter:


Natasha Bligh,

Production Supervisor,

Floor Depot Worldwide.



Jason Miller,

Personnel Manager,

Floor Depot Worldwide.

Subject: Request for Maternity Leave

Dear Mr. Miller,

I am writing this letter to inform you of my upcoming maternity leave due around DD/MM/YYYY. As advised by gynaecologist, it is better for me to rest a little more at home before the expected date of delivery as I am expecting twins.

I am much heavier than the normal single baby pregnancy, and thus, the doctor advised against excessive movements during the last month of my pregnancy. As per our company rules, female employees are entitled to take a minimum of 75 days leave in this kind of situation.

Hence, I would like to request for my maternity leave entitlement of 75 days to commence as of DD/MM/YYYY, as my situation is different from others. I have already prepared to babysit after the delivery of my babies to enable me to return to work as scheduled.

As per now, I have completed the assigned work and If there is anything left incomplete, my colleague will do the rest of the work. I apologize for any inconvenience caused by my request. I ask for your kind cooperation in this matter.

I look forward to a favorable reply from you soon to facilitate my work responsibilities. If there are any doubts regarding the work in my absence, you can contact me at 9632587412 or mail me so that I can help that particular person to complete the work who is a replacement for me. Thank you for taking your time to read this letter.

Thanking You

Yours Sincerely

Natasha Bligh.

Production Supervisor

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