9 Things You Need to Know About Maternity Leave
Family Leave Isn’t Just for Pregnant Women
The Family & Medical Leave Act requires most employers to give employees up to 12 weeks off for “family leave.” You don’t have to be pregnant to qualify, either; this applies to both mothers and fathers, and can be used for those who are adopting or must care for a sick relative.
So maybe you can’t change your health overnight. But you can get a head start.