Get peace of mind while planning your parental leave

You’ve planned everything out for your new child, but have you thought about what benefits you get when you take parental leave from work? myLeaveGuideSM is here to help you figure out your federal and state leave benefits and protections, and how they work together to support you and your family.

Know your benefits before you leave 

Just answer a few simple questions, and myLeaveGuideSM will give you a personalized view of your available state and federal benefits, so you don’t have to go searching to figure out your options. And be sure to check with your employer for additional benefits that may be available to you.

We'll tell you the amount of covered leave time available to you.

You'll get an estimate of your eligible benefits payments.

You can also view an easy-to-read chart that summarizes your benefits and how they work together.

Helpful resources for planning your leave

A new baby brings a lot of joy and excitement, and also requires some time away from work. Below are additional resources to help you prepare for the expected and unexpected events in life.

Ready to file for your time away from work?

Notify your employer if you need to be absent from work due to a pregnancy, accident, injury, or illness. If your benefits are provided by New York Life Group Benefit Solutions, you can submit your claim online at or by phone at (888) 842-4462 or (866) 562-8421 (español).

New York Life Group Benefit Solutions products and services are provided by Life Insurance Company of North America and New York Life Group Insurance Company of NY, subsidiaries of New York Life Insurance Company. Life Insurance Company of North America is not authorized in NY and does not conduct business in NY.

This tool is powered by Penguin Benefits’ technology and provides estimates for informational purposes only. You should not conclude that particular benefits are available or unavailable to you based on this tool. This tool is currently not able to provide state specific information for: AL, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MN, NH, OH, TN, VT or WI. Penguin Benefits is not affiliated with New York Life Insurance Company or any of its affiliates.

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