1. The Social Security System Pay only up to the first four
   deliveries. The Fifth child or delivery will no longer be
   paid by the SSS.

2. You can not claim SSS maternity benefit and SSS sickness
   benefit at the same time.

3. For those who are employed, it is the employer and not the
   SSS who will pay the SSS maternity benefits. The Employer
   in turn will reimburse from the SSS what it paid the

4. The woman employee must notify her employer of the fact or
   her pregnancy. Those who no longer work or who are self
   employed must notify the SSS directly.

5. Not only those who work is entitled to maternity benefit
   but also those who no longer work provided she paid 3
   months of contribution within the twelve month period
   immediately preceding the semester of her childbirth.

6. The Employer will be liable to pay SSS the benefits due the
   employee plus damages in case he fails to pay contribution
   of fail to notify the SSS.

7. The pregnant employee is entitle to a maternity leave of
   60 days. These 60 days period maybe extended at the
   request of the women employee. But the woman employee can
   not just request for extension for the sake of just
   extending. The reason for a request to extend must be due
   to illness medically certified to arise out of her
   pregnancy or delivery.