I desperately need someone to tell me they have done it and its okay! So I had my DS in December just gone and litterally 12 weeks later I've found I'm pregnant. Please don't judge as I had been very careful but I am allergic to majority of birth control (makes my hair fall out). I am happy & terrified at the same time. Like I am on maternity leave now and by the time I'm due to go back I will be giving birth again. I just need to speak to someone who has done this! The age gap between my two children will be around 10 months. HELP
12 month gap between my DC, it was tiring at times but at the moment its lovely play together etc and are very close. My managers at work were not impressed with my consecutive maternity leaves and I did face some resistance as to what package I should receive but after several months of rows between them and my HR department it all got sorted. As pp said you are entitled to everything you had in first leave as it counts for qualifying purposes. It can't have been too bad as I am pregnant with DC 3 and will have 3 under 3 soon! Good luck it'll be fine.
My boyfriends mum had him, then his sister was born 15 months later. She said she felt quite tired but apart from that she was fine. Lovely family and she's one of the best mums I know. Boyfriend and his sister get on really really well too seeing as theres a small age gap. x
I have a 15 month old and have a 5 day old so far its been fine I was wondering how I would manage but I am managing well im tired but its amazing really.. it will be fine and they will be so close good luck amd congratulations on your pregnancy
I also teach boys in the same year who are brothers- one September, one July. They're lovely! Their mum said it was hard work, especially when she was heavily pregnant but as soon as they could they've entertained each other.
There's about that much between me and my sister, i'm sure my mum found it stressful at the time but we've always been best pals due to small age gap and being into the same stuff at the same time. PPs are corrext that mat leave counts towards qualyfing dates, however, have a look at mat leave policy etc at your work as usually how much pay you get is based on how much you are paid leading up to 15th week before expected week of childbirth and you might be on no pay then, i've known people to get caught out by this so thought i'd mention xx