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Kinds of leave

Kinds of leave after baby's arrivalIf you are part of the Belgian social security system (either as an employee, self-employed or unemployed) you may be entitled to various kinds of leave following the birth or adoption of your baby.

In this section, you can find out more about:


 

Self-employed mother?

Did you know that you're entitled to almost €900 of 'titres services' / 'dienstencheques' for the birth or adoption of your baby? Read more!

Information sessions

Interested in attending an information session about having a baby in Belgium, where you can meet other soon-to-be parents, ask questions, share information and discuss options?  Read more ...

Family support

Join the BCT

Interested in meeting other families in Belgium, through activities in English? The BCT has over 1200 members from over 70 countries! Read more ...