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SDI: frequently asked questions

I’m pregnant and wonder if I can file a claim for State Disability Insurance (SDI) benefits? If so, for how long? Yes. The usual disability period for a NORMAL pregnancy is up to four weeks before the expected delivery date and up to 6 weeks after the actual delivery for vaginal deliveries and 8 weeks […]

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Who, when, and why to call in labor

General Guidelines 5-1-1 Contractions: Call when you are having contractions 5 minutes apart, lasting 1 minute, for 1 hour. Ruptured membranes, clear fluid, no labor pains and your vaginal culture for Group B strep at 36 weeks was positive. If your membranes rupture after 5:30 PM and your Group B strep culture was negative, you […]

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What is state disability and how do I apply?

Most California employees are eligible for State Disability Insurance (SDI) for maternity leave.   It will pay you no more than 4 weeks prior to your due date for a NORMAL pregnancy and 6 weeks after date of delivery. However, if you deliver your baby by Cesarean Section, you are eligible to take 8 weeks […]

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Free Tdap Clinic, One day only!

CPMC is holding a one day Tdap vaccination clinic for anyone over the age of 18 who lives with or cares for young children.  The clinic is being held on Thursday, October 27 from 2-6pm at the California Campus @ 3700 California St, Cafeteria level Conference Rooms A, B, C. Tdap stands for Tetanus-diptheria-pertussis.  The […]

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Golden Gate OB/GYN: Past, Present, and Future

Golden Gate Obstetrics and Gynecology has long been a local leader in women’s health care. Dr. Lois Holmes Brock, one of the Bay Area’s first female physicians, established a new culture of excellence and innovation in women’s health care when she founded Golden Gate in 1939 with her husband, Dr. Harold Watson. Their partner, Dr. Gilbert Webb, carried on the […]

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