December 2020 / 85 posts found

Working mothers are more affected than fathers during the Pandemic. | archangels.com

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The recent studies and reports suggested that working mothers are more affected than fathers during a pandemic. Additionally, there is a significant spike in the stress level of working mommies around the world. In this blog, I will share with the ways on how to reduce mental load during the Pandemic. Effects of pandemic to working mothers Pandemic suddenly changed the lives of people around the world. But working mothers are more affected than fathers during the pandemic according to the recent analysis of Understanding of America Study. There is an increased number of job losses for women, especially the […]

Sunil Gavaskar Slams BCCI For Not Allowing T Natarajan To Meet His Daughter While Giving Virat Kohli Paternity Leave

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Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar has lashed out at the different rules for different players in the Indian team. The batting legend expressed his displeasure over T Natarajan not being given the permission to return home and see his newborn daughter while captain Virat Kohli getting a paternity leave. Natarajan was blessed with his first child while he was busy playing the IPL 2020 in the UAE. From there, he went to Australia straightaway after receiving his maiden call-up. Initially, he was picked only as a net bowler but was later added to the ODI and the T20I squads due […]

11 Clever Ways To Save Money On Maternity Clothes

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Are you looking for ways to save money on maternity clothes? If you’re like most moms you’ll find yourself wearing pants with panels starting in your second trimester and you may need them still for a few weeks after giving birth. Thats only about six months and it doesn’t make much sense to shell out a ton of money on clothes you’re only going to wear for less than a year. Staying comfortable during pregnancy is important but it doesn’t mean you have to go broke. Follow these tips below to learn how you can save money on maternity clothes. […]

Simon Gregson gives heartfelt thanks to the hospital that saved his wife’s life after ectopic pregnancy

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Coronation Street star Simon Gregson and his wife Emma returned to Wythenshawe Hospital in Manchester – where Emma’s life was saved last September after she suffered an ectopic pregnancy – to thank staff for their help. Simon – who has three boys with Emma – revealed that the surgeon told him afterwards that if his wife had gone without treatment for another couple of hours she could have died. Emma explained on Lorraine: “In September last year I started to feel a little unwell, and I just got this pure pain in my stomach where I couldn’t even stand up. […]

Mom Who Lost Limbs After Childbirth, Sues Hospital for Negligence

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A mom from Canada gave birth to her first child, only to begin a battle for her life. Lindsey Hubley, was a previously healthy woman before she delivered baby Myles on March 2, this year in Halifax, with her fiancé Mike Sampson, CBS News reported. But just four days later, Hubley became extremely ill and was rushed to the hospital. The new mom was diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis, more widely known as “flesh-eating bacteria” as doctors said her body was going into “severe septic shock,” according to a GoFundMe page set up by her family. After surgery, doctors put her in an induced coma […]

Women Are Using Menstrual Cups to Get Pregnant Faster and It Might Work | Parents

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When you’ve decided it’s time to pull the goalie, get down to business, and make a baby, you and your partner will likely be open to trying a variety of strategies, whether they’re from medical literature or old wives’ tales. Sure, you’ve heard about putting your legs up in the air or maybe even eating good fats when you’re trying to get pregnant, but one of the trendiest TTC tricks right now may very well be using a menstrual cup, or more specifically, SoftCup.  The device is best known as an eco-friendly, reusable alternative to tampons, but through word of mouth and […]

Low Thia Khiang, WP Aljunied team & others to support Sengkang team when 2 MPs go on maternity leave – Mothership.SG – News from Singapore, Asia and around the world

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As the year comes to a close, two Workers’ Party (WP) Members of Parliament will be going on maternity leave. Both He Ting Ru and Raeesah Khan of Sengkang GRC are “at the tail end of their pregnancy journey”, according to a Facebook post by WP chief Pritam Singh on Dec. 24. But their work in Sengkang will not miss a beat, as they will be supported by other members of the WP. On a rotational basis and for as long as is necessary, these members will stand in for He and Khan for house visits, estate walks and meet-the-people […]

Maternity Clothes for Working Moms: 5 Must-Have Pieces

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While a bump is the best accessory ever, sometimes it’s hard to dress. Getting ready for work can become a massive undertaking, one that could require some help. We scoped out the maternity clothes scene and found five pieces that can take you through various stages and seasons with ease. Must-Have Piece #1: A go-to top A top you love is always essential.  Gugu Guru loves: This that mixes a feminine vibe with timeless style. Featuring vintage-inspired polka dots, it effortlessly keeps you feeling fashionable without compromising comfort. Easy to pair with a simple necklace (like one from ) or […]

Blink and you’ll miss it: what the budget did for working mums

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Amy Humphries/Upsplash Working mothers get something in the budget, but not much, and not for long. Before the budget the second earner in a couple with young children (usually the mother) lost almost all of the income she made working for the second, third, forth and fifth days per week. It might be why many mothers work only one or two days per week. After the budget tax cuts and one-year extension of the low and middle income tax offset that mother will lose slightly less on the third, forth and fifth days. Our calculations of what will be lost […]

FIFA plans rule change to mandate 14 weeks’ maternity leave, and protect players ‘before, during and after childbirth’ – ABC News

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Women football players around the world should soon get their maternity rights protected under new employment rules announced on Thursday by FIFA. Key points: The governing body of soccer is preparing to mandate clubs to allow at least 14 weeks of maternity leave paid at a minimum two-thirds of a player’s full salary. National football bodies can insist on more generous terms. “Her club will be under an obligation to reintegrate her into football activity and provide adequate ongoing medical support,” FIFA said. Any club that ended a player’s contract for becoming pregnant faces having to pay compensation and a […]