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A daily cash allowance granted to a female member who is unable to work due to childbirth or miscarriage/emergency termination of pregnancy

Qualifying Conditions

The member has paid at least three (3) months of contributions within the 12-month period immediately before the semester of her childbirth or miscarriage/emergency termination of pregnancy

If employed, she must have given notification of her pregnancy through her employer

She must directly notify the SSS if she is separated from employment, a self-employed or voluntary member including OFW member.

Amount of Benefit

The amount of the member's daily Maternity Benefit allowance is equivalent to the Average Daily Salary Credit (ADSC)

ADSC = Ave. MSC / 180
x 60 days for miscarriage/emergency termination of pregnancy
x 105 days for live childbirth (normal or caesarean section delivery)
x 120 days for solo parent under R.A. 8972 (Solo Parents' Welfare Act of 2000)
105 days + 15 days

The Maternity Benefit is granted to a qualified female worker in every instance of pregnancy, miscarriage or emergency termination of pregnancy regardless of frequency.

Other supporting documents may be requested depending on your claim.

Expanded Maternity Leave Law or R.A. No. 11210

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