January 2021 / 111 posts found

Mzbel In Tears As Her Adopted Son Is Taken Away From Her: Advises Young Girls To Keep The Baby When They Get Pregnant – Ameyaw Debrah

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Ghanaian singer Mzbel is very emotional today. Although today is her birthday and a day to be merry and jolly, the mother of one is having mixed feelings. In a video posted on her Facebook page, the entrepreneur revealed that one of the boys in her custody named John whom she adopted at the age of 3 has left her. According to Mzbel, John’s mom came for him after she realized that he was now fit and had a future. In the video, Mzbel is heard advising young ladies in their early 20s to keep their babies should they have […]

Moms Contemplate Quitting When They Return to Work, Even After a Long Maternity Leave

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Having a child is a life changing experience so it’s no surprise that many women find the transition from being home on an extended maternity leave to returning to work difficult, no matter how much they love their job. What may be surprising is how many women truly have a hard time when it comes to returning to work, and even consider quitting as an option. Over the last few years many companies in the US have worked to improve their maternity leave packages despite the US not having a mandated paid maternity leave law. Many companies have realized the […]

Kate Middleton pregnancy clothes, dresses, coats by Seraphine: Photos

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‘s major maternity style secrets has been . The royal’s wardrobe is filled with tailored, feminine looks by the maternity brand, which she’s been wearing since 2014 while pregnant with first child . The founder of Seraphine, designer Cecile Reinaud, once told HELLO! that being one of Kate’s go-to labels gives her a “sense of pride”. “Not for me, but the whole team, because we work really hard to deliver these beautiful creations,” she said. “And the fact that the most stylish person [is choosing] to wear them is a huge compliment.” Scroll through to see all of the Duchess […]

The pandemic is wreaking damage on working mothers – it’s an exhausting juggling act

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The juggle crossed the political divide. Tory MP Andrea Jenkyns, was based in Yorkshire during the first wave with her toddler, while her husband – also a Conservative MP – was embedded with his constituents in Bristol. “I was exhausted,” she says. “My team would be getting emails at two or three in the morning where I was trying to catch up. It was a real juggle and very emotional”. Little wonder experts are concerned about the impact Covid restrictions might have on women’s careers. Karen Mattison, co-founder of flexible working consultancy Timewise, believes some companies might be put off […]

RTE’s Sinead Kennedy will be spending her maternity leave abroad – RSVP Live

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Where to Buy Maternity Clothes That are Affordable and Fashionable

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posted by Randa on January 19, 2018 Where to Buy Maternity Clothes That are Affordable and Fashionable I have a love-hate relationship with maternity clothes. They’re so comfy, but you don’t wear them for long so I have a hard time justifying the cost. I put together where to buy maternity clothes that are not only affordable but fashionable. Where to Buy Maternity Clothes This blog post contains affiliate links. What does that mean? I get a little commission if you purchase using my link, at no extra cost to you. When I was pregnant with my son, I had more […]

Benzodiazepines Tied to Higher Risk of Ectopic Pregnancy – The New York Times

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Women who take benzodiazepines, such as Valium or Xanax, before becoming pregnant may be at increased risk for ectopic pregnancy, a new study found. An ectopic, or tubal, pregnancy is one in which a fertilized egg grows outside the uterus, often in a fallopian tube, and it is a life-threatening event. The egg must be removed with medication or surgery. Benzodiazepines, sold by prescription under several brand names, are widely prescribed for anxiety, sleep problems and seizures. The study, in Human Reproduction, used an insurance database of 1,691,366 pregnancies to track prescriptions for benzodiazepines in the 90 days before conception. […]

How Midwives Have Stepped in in Mexico as Covid-19 Overshadows Childbirth – The New York Times

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About 96 percent of births in Mexico take place in hospitals that are often overcrowded and ill-equipped, where many women describe receiving poor or disrespectful treatment. The onset of the pandemic prompted concern that pregnant women might be exposed to the virus in hospitals, and women’s health advocates in Mexico and globally expressed hope that the crisis might become a catalyst for lasting changes to the system. A national movement has made determined but uneven progress toward integrating midwifery into Mexico’s public health system. Some authorities argue that well-trained midwives would be of great value, especially in rural areas but […]

To the Mom Hoping to Get Pregnant

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I know you promised yourself that you wouldn’t take the pregnancy test early this time, that you would wait.  But I know you snuck into the bathroom while he was sleeping, just you and the box calling your name in the early morning dark.  I know you held your breath when the fluid moved across the screen, that your heart beat wildly across your chest when that first line appeared, that you swore that you started to see the darkening of that tell-tale second line.  I know you imagined your future in those breathless minutes, that you calculated due dates, […]

The PTO Announces Paid Maternity Leave Policy

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Big news from the Professional Triathletes Organisation with the announcement that they have introduced paid Maternity Leave – a huge step forward for triathlon and women in sport. Press release by PTO | Images by Witsup The Professional Triathletes Organisation today announced that it has adopted a Maternity Leave Policy for women PTO Professionals. Under the policy, a woman PTO Professional shall be entitled to take up to 15 months of Maternity Leave, beginning from her pregnancy date and ending six months after birth. At the time of her pregnancy, her PTO World Ranking will be fixed, and during her […]