10 Questions You Should Ask Your Employer About Maternity Leave

Maternity leave is a wonderful time to bond with your newborn -- just make sure all your questions are answered before you leave work.

Pregnancy is an exciting time, and if you're a working mom-to-be, chances are you're hoping to take some maternity leave to spend time with your new baby. Depending on the size of your company and its culture, maternity leave policies can vary quite a bit.

Before your due date arrives, you'll want to talk with your employer and your human resources representative to make sure all of your questions are answered. Arming yourself with the right questions will make preparing for maternity leave a little bit easier. Here are 10 things to be sure to ask your employer before you head home to bond with your new baby.