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Resources for Expectant Parents

If you're expecting a child soon, these topics will help you learn about options available to you.

Expectant Parent Workshop

Offered throughout the year, this workshop covers UC pregnancy leave and how to coordinate leaves of absence including Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Disability, Pregnancy Short-term Disability benefits and health and welfare benefits.

*COVID-19 Update* In order to continue the vital social distancing that contributes to public health, UC San Diego is facilitating this Expectant Parent Workshop instruction by remote means. Upon registration, a link will be sent to enable access to a remote platform forum.

 Upcoming Expectant Parent Workshops (Pregnancy Disability & Related Leaves)

  • Tuesday, April 20, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 15, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 17, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 19, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 14, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Register for the workshop on UC Learning (login required). Upon registration, a link will be sent to enable access.

Health employees, visit the Health Human Resources website at following link:

The following departments collaborate to present this workshop: Benefits, Employee Relations, and Payroll.


Review the University of California Pregnancy and Newborn Factsheet (PDF)

Disability income

Leave options

Insurance benefits

Flexible spending accounts

Nursing resources

Community/networking resources

For more information see Disability Benefits.