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    Default Hi....I work from home but just found out that I am pregant with child number two....

    Hi everyone I have just found out that I am pregant with child number two ....I have a nine month old ...I currently work from home and this has come as a surprise as I thought I would have one in a couple of years to save more....I am delighted of course but just wondering a couple of things in terms of finance-does anyone know if you have two children do the government if I dont qualify for paid maternity leave-how does the new supplement that has replaced the baby bonus work?

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    I don't know about the supplement but you can still get ppl if you have done 330 hours over ten months working 8 hours a week every week or any 500 hours in a ten month period

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    Newborn supplement has replaced baby bonus. For 2nd and any extra babies its a $500 lumpsum payment and approx $38.50 per week for 13 weeks.

    I wasnt eligible for ppl so during my pregnancy I stocked up on nappies, wipes, household essentials like toiletries etc.

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    thanks guys that is a great idea both of them-i work form home.........so thanks for your advice

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    Hi ....thanks for your post....just wondering though the newborn supplement-this is my second child- so I would get a lumsum of $500 plus and than $38.50 per week for 13 weeks?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 24082012 View Post
    Hi ....thanks for your post....just wondering though the newborn supplement-this is my second child- so I would get a lumsum of $500 plus and than $38.50 per week for 13 weeks?
    Yep. With first child its 1000 or 1500 upfront

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    Even if you work from home you could be eligible for PPL

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    Our Brady Bunch just wondering my first son is 10 months old and I am due in 4 months with my second child-do you mean I will get a payment for my 10month aswell?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 24082012 View Post
    Our Brady Bunch just wondering my first son is 10 months old and I am due in 4 months with my second child-do you mean I will get a payment for my 10month aswell?
    How many hours a week have you been working? You could get ppl


 

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