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Parental leave

Learn more about offers for pregnant women in Copenhagen, and about maternity and paternity leave.

Parental leave

In Denmark both parents are entitled to parental leave. Depending on your job, you can either get pay or maternity maintenance during your maternity leave.

You are also entitled to parental leave in case you have a miscarriage after week 21 of your pregnancy. As a mother you will are entitled to 14 weeks of absence from work, and the father will be entitled to 2 weeks of absence.

These weeks should be taken within the first 14 weeks of the miscarriage.