Template letter to tell your employer you're pregnant

A template letter to tell your employer you're pregnant. Free to use.

You can copy and paste the template text into an email or document.

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[Today's date]

Dear [name of your employer / HR manager / line manager],

I am writing to tell you that I am pregnant.

My baby is due on [date].

I would like to start my maternity leave on [date].

Yours sincerely,

[Your name]

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