Abbott Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

Abbott Maternity & Paternity Leave

Updated Jul 21, 2014

290 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

Abbott offers both maternity and paternity leave. Male employees are eligible for up to two consecutive weeks of paid leave within the first 15 weeks after their child's birth. Abbott also reimburses up to $10,000 for eligible expenses related to the successful legal adoption of a child (other than a family member). Up to two weeks of paid time off is also available for legal, travel or bonding needs related to the adoption. Furthermore, Abbott offers The Mothers At Work Program , designed to help female employees decide whether breastfeeding is an option for them, help them get started and ease their transition back to work. All Abbott employees may access educational materials and discounts on breast pumps, and female employees are eligible for free counseling from board-certified lactation consultants 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

This information about the Maternity & Paternity Leave benefit at Abbott is the result of research by Glassdoor editorial staff, and was not provided directly by a representative of Abbott. The description here may not reflect the current Abbott Maternity & Paternity Leave benefit.

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Employee Comments

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  • May 13, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Kansas City, Missouri

    as far as I know it's 6 weeks for moms and dads that apply for it. paid

  • Mar 28, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Educator in Nyack, New York State

    one of the best and amazing companies

  • Mar 19, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Group Product Manager in Mumbai, Maharashtra

    Very truthful and transparent organization highly responsible for well being of its employee. Excellent work culture and values

  • Mar 13, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Santa Clara, California

    you get a few weeks of paid parental leave.

  • Feb 19, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Des Plaines, Illinois

    Abbott has a great maternity program with a onsite nursing room.

  • Nov 30, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Finance Manager in Chicago, Illinois

    You get to combine your vacation and other time offs to your maternity leave

  • Nov 17, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Scientist in Abbott Park, Illinois

    Maternity (typically 6 -8 weeks) and paternity (2 weeks) leave.

  • Jun 21, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Field Service Technician in Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Virtually nothing compared to other healthcare companies.

  • May 27, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Alameda, California

    It is good by US standards (6weeks paid ) but weak by Bay Area standards where some companies pay a full 6 months

  • Apr 17, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Product Director in San Diego, California

    Similar to industry standard, overall good package.

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