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user1464517868 Wed 21-Sep-16 21:01:53

I got my matb1 form today and on it, it's say I'm expecting to have my baby on the week of 23/1/17 this isn't my due date? My due date is the 18/1/17 Does that matter or is this wrong? (First baby, abit clueless!!!)

podmax Wed 21-Sep-16 21:38:47

It'll matter if you are in work and are taking maternity leave, it's how they work out the latest you need to leave and when you'll be due back.

Oh and also for claiming smp/ma.

NeverAShadowOfDoubt Wed 21-Sep-16 23:12:13

I've noticed that the workings out of maternity leave and pay are based on the week commencing when baby is due. I've used the calculators this week and my baby(ies!) are due 10 February but the date on my form says the Sunday before due date. Not sure if that helps or not op!

UnicornPee Thu 22-Sep-16 20:58:48

The form says the week including.
So the date they out in is the week ending.
It will make no difference to your maternity pay.
I work in Payroll

podmax Thu 22-Sep-16 22:31:23

Ok I stand corrected blush

Laura05 Sun 25-Sep-16 01:22:19

I think (could be wring) It works from the Sunday of the week before you're due.

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