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    Thanks everyone, some really great suggestions! I'll have a chat to my employer

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    Default Sick leave options

    As someone who returned to work when my oldest was 7 weeks old I can understand the financial side of it. However nothing prepared me for the emotion of leaving my newborn and going to work for 10+ hours. I would find a good GP and get as long as you can off on sick leave if your employer will allow. I know ppl and baby bonus isn't a lot per fortnight but for our second I called all of our debtors and put payment or interest only arrangements in place so we could survive on half annual leave til the ppl came thru.

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    Does sick leave roll over onto the next year?
    I thought only annual leave did that?
    Can you see if you might be able to have long service leave? Since you have been there such a long time?
    Also check to make sure you have childcare lined up? (if using a center)
    Most places won't take a baby under 6 weeks and some 3 months.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Janesmum123 View Post
    Does sick leave roll over onto the next year?
    I thought only annual leave did that?
    Can you see if you might be able to have long service leave? Since you have been there such a long time?
    Also check to make sure you have childcare lined up? (if using a center)
    Most places won't take a baby under 6 weeks and some 3 months.
    My sick leave rolls over each year, it would depend on where you work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Janesmum123 View Post
    Also check to make sure you have childcare lined up? (if using a center)
    Most places won't take a baby under 6 weeks and some 3 months.
    Luckily I don't have to worry about that. My husband is just starting his own business, so will be able to look after bubs when I go back to work.

    I don't think I'll be ready emotionally to return to work straight away either.

    Can anyone recommend a good GP in Adelaide?


 

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