Am I entitled to more paternity leave if it is a multiple birth?

No, the number of babies born at the same birth does not affect the amount of leave you are entitled to take. So whether your partner gives birth to one baby or has a multiple birth, your leave entitlement remains the same.

Note: This content is provided as general background information and should not be taken as legal advice or financial advice for your particular situation. Make sure to get individual advice on your case from your union, a source on our free help page or an independent financial advisor before taking any action.

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