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Pregnancy & Maternity

The purpose of this guidance is to provide health and safety information to persons wishing to conceive, who are pregnant or who are wanting to breastfeed their baby so that they can continue to work or study here at the University without putting them or their baby at risk. This guidance contains advice for the person concerned and information for line managers, supervisors and personal tutors.

It contains General Guidance plus Additional Guidance on Specific Risks for which a Personal Risk Assessment must be completed.

Please refer to the HR website or the Academic Registrar's Office website for further general guidance on pregnancy and maternity relating to staff and students respectively. The Pregnancy, Maternity Support Guidelines for students is also available here for download.