Timeline: Paid Leave for Birth of a Child
For the Birth Mother
This timeline shows the types of paid leaves a birth mother can use for the birth of a child. Please note:
- You can only use one type of leave at a time.
- You need to have accrued time in your bank to use PTO or legacy sick time.
- If you are not enrolled in the buy-up option for short-term disability, you will need to exhaust your legacy sick time before starting short-term disability.
Duration of parental leave: Vanderbilt's parental leave policy provides up to two weeks of paid leave to the eligible parent serving as the primary caregiver following the birth or adoption of a child.