Babies are bundles of joy, but they can also be bundles of expenses! From diapers to formula, the costs of raising a child can quickly add up, especially if you’re an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) or a Filipino living abroad.
SSS Maternity Benefit is one of the many benefits of the Social Security System that covered members can avail of.
When I gave birth to our eldest child in 2013 via C-section delivery, I received Php 39,000 maternity benefit from the SSS. That was the maximum benefit that a qualified member can receive.
The SSS Maternity Benefit is one of the many benefits that a female SSS member can avail of. This benefit is not a loan but a cash benefit that you will receive from the Social Security System.
How would you know the amount that you will receive from SSS?