Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will take two months of paternity leave when his wife Priscilla Chan gives birth to their second daughter, he shared in a post to the social network.
Zuckerberg did something similar back in 2015, when the couple welcomed their first daughter, Max.
Facebook offers its US employees up to four months of paid parental leave which they can take throughout the year. When Max was born, Zuckerberg took his time all at once; this time, Zuckerberg writes, he'll take a month off to be with his family immediately following the birth, and then he'll go on leave again for the entire month of December.
Zuckerberg also notes that "when working parents take time to be with their newborns, it's good for the entire family."
"And I'm pretty sure the office will still be standing when I get back," writes Zuckerberg.
Mark Zuckerberg in all of his t-shirts
Mark Zuckerberg in all of his t-shirts
Facebook chief executive and founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a 'town-hall' meeting at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi on October 28, 2015. Speaking to about 900 students at New Delhi's Indian Institute of Technology, Zuckerberg said broadening Internet access was vital to economic development in a country where a billion people are still not online. AFP PHOTO / Money SHARMA (Photo credit should read MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images)
Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook Inc., speaks during the Facebook F8 Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Facebook Inc. is opening up its Messenger chat application, letting developers create software for people to add photos, videos and other enhancements to their online conversations. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and chief executive officer of Facebook Inc., speaks during a keynote session at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday, March 2, 2015. The event, which generates several hundred million euros in revenue for the city of Barcelona each year, also means the world for a week turns its attention back to Europe for the latest in technology, despite a lagging ecosystem. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg delivers his address to participants during the launch promoting the Internet.org app in Jakarta on October 13, 2014 which allows people in underdeveloped areas to access basic online services. US-based social media Facebook founder Zuckerberg met with Indonesian President-elect Joko Widodo. Indonesia, has the fourth-largest number of Facebook users in the world. AFP PHOTO / ROMEO GACAD (Photo credit should read ROMEO GACAD/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW DELHI, INDIA - OCTOBER 9: Co-founder and chief executive of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg gestures as he announces the Internet.org Innovation Challenge in India on October 9, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Zuckerberg is on a two-day visit to India aimed at promoting the internet.org app, which allows people in underdeveloped areas to access basic online services. (Photo by Arun Sharma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
SUN VALLEY, ID - JULY 10: Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., attends the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 10, 2014 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Many of the world's wealthiest and most powerful businessmen from media, finance, and technology attend the annual week-long conference which is in its 32nd year. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook Inc., arrives for a keynote session on the opening day of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Top telecommunication managers will rub shoulders in Barcelona this week at the Mobile World Congress, Monday, Feb. 24 - 27, a traditional venue for showcasing the latest products for dealmaking. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the TechCrunch Conference at SF Design Center on September 11, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/WireImage)
SUN VALLEY, ID - JULY 12: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks with Washington Post Chairman and CEO Donald Graham during the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 12, 2012 in Sun Valley, Idaho. The conference has been hosted annually by the investment firm Allen & Company each July since 1983. The conference is typically attended by many of the world's most powerful media executives. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
CAMBRIDGE - NOVEMBER 7: Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and President of Facebook, speaks to the press while visiting MIT in Cambridge, Mass. on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. One of the reasons Zuckerberg is visiting Boston area universities is to look for interns. (Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FILE: In this file photo Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., speaks at Facebook's F8 developers conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. A Facebook IPO would provide funds to help the social-networking service maintain its expansion and fend off competition from Internet rivals such as Google Inc. and Twitter Inc. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images
CANNES, FRANCE - JUNE 23: CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg receives the award of Media person of the year as part of the 57th International Advertising Festival held at the Palais des festivals on June 22, 2010 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Francois G. Durand/Getty Images)
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While Zuckerberg is out, it isn't immediately clear how the social network plans to manage its leadership. However, it seems likely that top Facebook execs like COO Sheryl Sandberg and CTO Mike Schroepfer will step up to fill the gap.