March 2021 / 103 posts found

Kapil Dev opens up on Virat Kohli’s paternity leave during the tour of Australia

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Virat Kohli will return to India after the Test series opener against Australia. Kapil Dev reacted to Team India captain’s paternity leave. Team India captain Virat Kohli will be in Australia for the entire ODI and T20I series against the Aussies but will only play the first Test in Adelaide before flying back home. With his actress wife Anushka Sharma set to give birth to their first child in January 2021, Kohli has taken a paternity leave from his cricketing duties. And many opinions have been shared by current as well as former cricketers regarding the same. The likes of […]

How Working Mothers Can Overcome Bias – The Riveter

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We’ve all heard the anecdotes, and the numbers don’t lie: In the United States, many working mothers face a “motherhood bias” that punishes them for having children, by inhibiting both their professional progress and also — since the two go hand in hand — their lifetime earning potential. It shouldn’t fall strictly to working mothers themselves to fix the issue: By pushing for progressive legislation that furthers equality in the workplace, helping to evolve workplace culture, and, yes, advocating for ourselves, working mothers and their allies can confront maternal penalties head on. FACT: THE MOTHERHOOD PENALTY IS REAL The education […]

New rule means bobsleigh, skeleton athletes returning from maternity leave won’t have to re-qualify | CBC Sports

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Bobsleigh pilots and skeleton athletes who miss out on a season during maternity leave will soon be able to return to competition without re-qualifying.  But the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) won’t implement the rule in time for Canadian skeleton racer Elisabeth Maier, who is returning to the sport this season after giving birth to her son Hendrix on Christmas Eve last year. “It’s bittersweet,” she said. “Sure wish it was coming in this year, of course. But change takes time and I’m glad to see that the IBSF is leading the way in this and changing it so […]

Ectopic Pregnancy: your scars make you who you are

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Ectopic pregnancy: my story  The time had come: I held the pregnancy test in my hands. After spotting for a few days, I knew something was up, and I was right: There were two lines! I was ecstatic! My husband, Matt, and I had been trying to conceive for about a year, and I’d been peeing on ovulation strips for six months. Finally, it happened!!! The next few weeks consisted of waking up ravenous at 2:00 AM, craving peanut butter toast with bananas on top.  One day, soon after, I experienced some severe pain–what I thought was constipation–that landed me […]

‘A few weeks after… No waist trainer, my belle don come down’ – Actress, Bukunmi Oluwasina slams those People Who Said She Will Lose Shape After Childbirth (PHOTOS) – Madailygist

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Nollywood actress, Bukunmi Oluwasina has slammed those who told her she would lose her body shape after childbirth. According to the new mum, its only a few weeks after she had her child and her stomach has back to how it was before she got pregnant. Speaking further, Bukunmi said she got a lot of warnings about how her body will take unpleasant turns after childbirth and she is surprised at how she is still in shape. The talented actress however came to a conclusion that most people on social media will rub many off beautiful things of life with […]

Transgender Man Was Told He Couldn’t Get Pregnant, Gives Birth to Baby Boy

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At age 21, Wyley Simpson began transitioning from female to male. He was on testosterone therapy and was told by doctors, after he stopped having periods, that he would not be able to become pregnant. However, in February 2018, Simpson discovered that he was pregnant, and has since given birth to a baby boy. Simpson, now 28, lives in Texas with 28-year-old Stephen Gaeth, his fiancé. After finding out about the pregnancy, the pair were initially worried that they weren’t ready to become parents but chose to move forward with the pregnancy. According to a report by the Daily Mail, […]

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ‘urged to slow down by palace aides after spurning maternity leave and summer break’

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PRINCE Harry and Meghan Markle were urged to slow down by palace aides after not taking a full maternity leave and summer break, an insider claims. The pair have had a busy year with various engagements, the birth of baby Archie and a tour of southern Africa – sparking worry for those close to them. Getty – Contributor Harry and Meghan at a Remembrance service earlier this month – before taking a break[/caption] An insider told the Sunday Telegraph they have been implored to “slow down” for months as “there was no maternity leave, there was no summer break”. This […]

Cute Maternity Clothes, Boutique Baby Brands and More from Zulily – CouponCause.com

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Cute Maternity Clothes, Boutique Baby Brands and More from Zulily – with EXCLUSIVE Coupon! January 27, 2021 by Angie Long Anyone who’s ever shopped online at Zulily knows how fun it is to find unique items. If you sign up for the daily emails, you can’t help but be drawn in by their name-brand products as well as special online boutiques offering items you never knew you needed.  The Zulily Baby & Maternity Shop is no exception, offering deals on clothing, baby gear and more to make your life as a parent easier. Here’s just a snapshot of the boutique baby clothes […]

What Another Round of School Closures Means to Working Mothers | Jewish Week

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Sarah Lev, a 27-year-old mother of two living in Rockland County in the heart of a Covid-19 “red zone,” has turned down four job offers over the last few weeks because of lack of reliable school options for her children. “It’s been devastating,” said Lev, who worked as an ultrasound technician before the coronavirus pandemic. “As a professional, I so badly want to get back to doing what I love. And as an essential healthcare worker now is the time I want to be helping people more than ever.” But with school closures in her neighborhood extended through the end […]

SSS eyes contribution hike for extended maternity leave

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The Social Security System (SSS) needs to raise members’ contribution rate to support additional benefits under a proposal to increase the number of paid maternity leaves, an official said Thursday.  This content was originally published here.