Newly-amended state regulations effective December 30, 2012 have expanded the definition of “disabled by pregnancy.” The amended regulations now also expressly provide that a woman is “disabled by pregnancy” if she suffers from severe “morning sickness” or needs time off for: prenatal or postnatal care; bed rest; gestational diabetes; pregnancy-induced hypertension; preeclampsia, post-partum depression; childbirth; loss or end of pregnancy; or recovery from childbirth, loss or end of pregnancy. This list is not exhaustive. Continue Reading California’s Pregnancy Disability Leave Regulations Add to Employer Obligations