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Which parts of the maternity leave are Government-funded?

Children The Government will pay
1st and 2nd child Up to $20,000 (including CPF contributions) per confinement for the last 8 weeks.
3rd and subsequent children Up to $40,000 (including CPF contributions) per confinement for the full 16 weeks.
  • As an employer, you may claim reimbursement subsequently from the Government, for the amount of Government-paid maternity leave taken.
  • For the 1st and 2nd confinements, Government reimbursement is applicable only after you have paid for 8 weeks of maternity leave.