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Dear Mr. Simpson,
I am writing to inform you of my pregnancy and my intention to take the allotted 12 weeks of maternity leave available to me. I intend to start my maternity leave on November 22 and return to the office on February 24, barring any unforeseen issues with my pregnancy and delivery.
I intend to make every attempt to complete priority projects before my maternity leave begins. I should be able to check in periodically from home. I will do my best to make up for any important project or client developments I missed when I return to work. I intend to delegate some of my responsibilities to the Assistant Supervisor who works with me in my department during my maternity leave for your added convenience.
If my plans change for any reason, I will let you know as soon as possible. Thank you in advance for allowing me time away from the office so that I may prepare for the birth, bond with my child and adjust to life as a new mother. The required maternity leave form is attached along with a letter from my doctor confirming my pregnancy. Please contact me if you need any additional information or clarification.