Working During Pregnancy

  • Working from home during pregnancy -- how to manage and succeed

    Working from home is a dream job for most parents-to-be especially moms. How does a pregnant woman cope with all the physical aspects and organizational ones to boot?

  • Working from home checklist -- can you handle it?

    Have you always wanted to work from home but not sure you could handle it? You can always do a practice run for a few days before making any final decisions.

  • Insurance Mess!

    I was put on bed rest on September 26th for multiple high risk factors. The company I worked for has used Aetna as their health insurance provider for the past 2 years.

  • The pregnant gal's guide to buying business clothes

    Your career path doesn't come to a screeching halt just because you're pregnant. You still have endless meetings, presentations to give, and conferences to attend. Follow our suggestions below to build your business maternity wardrobe, combining comfort, room for "growth", and yet still having you look chiche and in charge.

  • Incompetent Cervix

    I was pregnant with my second child. We found out at my 20 week ultra sound it was a little boy. At about 23 weeks I began to experience contractions and soon had my baby, a stillbirth.

  • Pregnant and Hired -- It's About Time! New Yahoo CEO Makes Waves

    It's been one of the banes of pregnant women's existence for as long as one can remember. Trying to find a job while pregnant is practically impossible. Whether it's the employer's fear of higher insurance costs, or that the expectant mom will miss too much work, employers are hesitant to hire moms-to-be.

  • Standing Long Hours During Pregnancy Affects Baby's Growth

    Does your work require you to stand for long periods of time or to work long hours? If so, your pregnancy working conditions might hamper your baby's growth.

  • Car Safety Tips for Pregnant Women

    Most moms-to-be continue driving throughout their pregnancies. It's safe for most women, even during the last weeks as long as you take extra precautions getting behind the wheel.

  • Hotel Fires Pregnant Woman For Saying "Bye-Bye" to Guest

    A pregnant woman was fired by the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas for saying "bye-bye" on the telephone instead of "goodbye" to a guest.

  • What is the most effective way of finding out if you are pregnant??

    im a teenager and i still live at home and im scared that im pregnant and im showing alot of signs that im pregnant and my boyfriend knows that i feel this way and hes by my side all the way...

  • Morning Sickness: It's Not Easy Being Green!

    The paradox of morning sickness: Few people ever really dwell on the trauma of it, because it is the famous first sign of a glorious occasion to come -- the birth of a child. That is true. It's also true that morning sickness can be debilitating, depressing and alienating. Baby or no baby.

  • Vet Tech work while pregnant

    QUESTION

    Dear Midwife,
    Recently found out I am pregnant. I am probably about 5-6 wks. I work as a veterinary technician. I haven't been to my first appointment yet but was wondering about my job risks.

    I work mostly with dogs and cats. Daily job duties can include: cleaning cages and litter boxes, walking dogs, using strong cleaning agents and disinfectants such as bleach pine sol and roccal, sweeping & mopping, restraining animals (including dogs big and small as well as aggressive animals), taking x-rays, assisting in surgeries, dealing with bodily fluids of all types.

  • Insurance Mess!

    I was put on bed rest on September 26th for multiple high risk factors. The company I worked for has used Aetna as their health insurance provider for the past 2 years.

  • Pregnancy and Stress

    I have an extreme amount of stress in my job. Not just because I am military but because of the different situations I am involved in at work. I find that I am able to de-stress after I get home and away from the office but meanwhile I spend 9 hours a day being stressed and constantly upset. I know that stress can affect the baby but how much can it affect my pregnancy?

  • What is the most effective way of finding out if you are pregnant??

    im a teenager and i still live at home and im scared that im pregnant and im showing alot of signs that im pregnant and my boyfriend knows that i feel this way and hes by my side all the way...

  • Positive Moms

    We are expecting our third baby in September and we are so excited. We work from home, so we get to enjoy every minute of our 2 little sons and this pregnancy. I love sharing the opportunity with other moms and dads because we have been so placed to be a part of this business and community. LivingBossFree.com or 888-359-7508.

  • Working in Radiological Department While Pregnancy

    QUESTION

    I'm a cardiac nurse and I work in CCL. I found out I was a month pregnant. Because of the leave and working committent, I may need to work in CCL for 2 more weeks.

  • Hotel Fires Pregnant Woman For Saying "Bye-Bye" to Guest

    A pregnant woman was fired by the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas for saying "bye-bye" on the telephone instead of "goodbye" to a guest.

  • Unsafe Work During Pregnancy

    QUESTION

    Dear Midwife,
    I'm working as a club singer, and had recently found out that I'm 3 weeks pregnant. I'm excited about it, so is my boyfriend.

    As happy as I am with my job, I know that it's not the best condition for my baby. You see, every time I think I moved too much, or force my voice too much while singing, I feel uncomfortable where the baby is.

  • Working in a Daycare Center

    I am currently 5 weeks pregnant and work as a lead teacher in a daycare center.