Congratulations! Bringing a new child into the family is an exciting time, and there’s a lot to think about. VMware provides some unique benefits and resources to help you through the process.
Changes and elections for most of the VMware benefit plans are made during the annual enrollment window; however, birth or adoption is considered a qualified life event . You must make changes within 30 days of the date of the qualified life event . If you do not meet this deadline, you must wait until the next enrollment window. You are eligible to make the following changes:
- Enroll your child in your Medical Insurance  by updating the information in Workday  [VMware network access required]
- To add or modify your beneficiaries for Life Insurance  by contacting HR Source  [VMware network access required]
Planning time away from work to care for and bond with your child is an important consideration. In addition to vacation time, there are a number of leave options available. Be sure to review the details for eligibility requirements:
- ICAS: Coaching, Therapy, and Work Life Services
ICAS provides emotional wellbeing support for employees and their families, how, when, and where you need it, at no cost to you. With online tools, research-backed therapeutic methods, and top therapists, coaches, and digital tools, you and your family can access an easy-to-use, convenient, and confidential way to get support.
- Rethink 
Rethink’s award-winning, research-based program provides support to parents raising children with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities at no cost to you.
24/7 Support for New and Expecting Parents Maven provides on-demand virtual care, clinically informed content, and a supportive community for new and prospective parents. If you or your partner are thinking about pregnancy in the future, already pregnant, exploring fertility treatments like IVF or egg freezing, or considering adoption or surrogacy — VMware offers you free, unlimited access.