What do I do if I have a change of circumstances?
You may be able to cancel your decision to end your shared maternity or adoption leave early in exceptional circumstances if both the following apply:
and one of the following must also apply:
Within eight weeks of you (mother) submitting notice to end maternity/adoption leave, you find out that neither you or your partner qualifies for SPL or SSPP
You (mother) gave notice to end leave before the birth and not less than six weeks after the birth
Your partner dies (if you are the mother of child).