April 2021 / 103 posts found

One-month paternity leave granted for civil servants

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Male civil servants are now permitted to take up to one month paternity leave to support their wives as part of the governments effort to support gender equality. This content was originally published here.

Half of working mothers consider giving up work over childcare costs

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Half of working mothers have considered giving up work due to the cost of childcare; almost 90 per cent feel “overwhelmed at times” by the pressures of balancing work and their personal lives; while almost half feel they have been discriminated against at work because they are women. These are among the stark findings of a national survey of working women published on Monday, in advance of International Women’s Day on March 8th. The findings underline the “pressures and worries” experienced by women in 2020 Ireland, says Network Ireland. The women-in-business networking group has 1,200 members across the State. Almost […]

Meghan Markle to go on maternity leave in four weeks with baby ‘due in June’ – Gloucestershire Live

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GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTY IN YOUR INBOX When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used in accordance with ourPrivacy Notice. Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy notice Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s second child is expected to be born in early June, according to reports. As the , the couple announced their happy news earlier this year with a black and white photo highlighting Meghan’s bump, and shared the gender during their controversial interview with Oprah Winfrey. In keeping with royal […]

Woman sues NYPD after being shackled before and after childbirth

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Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. Dec. 7, 2018 / 10:51 PM GMT By Dareh Gregorian A New York City woman is suing the police department for allegedly keeping her in shackles “before, during and after her labor and delivery” of her baby daughter. The experience left the 27-year-old mom, identified only as “Jane Doe,” traumatized “with nightmares about being shackled and losing her baby,” her Manhattan federal court lawsuit says. In an affidavit, Doe says she’s using a pseudonym in part because “I don’t want my […]

Woman who had sex with 15 ghosts believes she WILL get pregnant with a spirit’s baby

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Phillip Schofield told a woman who claims she has sex with ghosts that she’ll have a “reputation” in the spirit world. Amethyst Realm appeared on today’s This Morning to talk about the fact that she left her fiancé after he caught her having an affair with a spirit. And she also claims that she believes she can fall pregnant by having sex with ghosts, saying that’s what phantom pregnancies are. The woman left viewers baffled as she claimed to have had sex with 15 different ghost lovers. And a shocked Phillip told her: “I could imagine you’ve got quite a […]

Pakistan’s Bismah Maroof takes indefinite maternity leave as PCB mulls pregnancy provisions in contracts

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Pakistan batting allrounder Bismah Maroof is taking an indefinite break from cricket as she prepares to embrace motherhood. And the PCB is likely to use the opportunity to introduce pregnancy provisions in its central contracts system for the first time. The PCB’s central contracts for its women cricketers doesn’t have any specific clauses covering maternity leaves, but the board is now likely to amend the contracts to offer relevant support to female cricketers in the country. Maroof would, therefore, continue to earn her monthly retainer as per the PCB’s ‘A’ category contracts system and, at the time of absence, be […]

5 Awesome Free Resources That Working Mums In Singapore Should Know About And Make The Most of

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This article was contributed to us by Julia Chan. Information and views shared in this article are based on her own personal experience. Working mums are amazing. They take care of the family while taking care of things at work. With the many demands on their time and perhaps money, it might be challenging balancing both work and family duties. To ease our financial burden, these are some great resources I found immensely useful as a working mum myself. Best of all? They’re all free! #1 Jobs Support from NTUC and e2i As a mum who lost her job before, […]

Premature Babies And Maternity Leave

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photographed by Eylul Aslan. Catriona Ogilvy was getting out of bed on a summer morning when, 30 weeks pregnant, her water suddenly broke. There had been no signs her first son would come prematurely but within a few hours, Samuel was born, resuscitated for six minutes and taken to the neonatal care unit. The first time Catriona saw him, he was in an incubator attached to a life support machine and a ventilator that helped him breathe. She was told that while Samuel was fine, he’d have to remain in hospital until around his due date – 10 weeks away. […]

NFL’s Logan Ryan says wife Ashley is ‘recovering well’ after close call with ectopic pregnancy | Daily Mail Online

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New York Giants player Logan Ryan says wife Ashley is ‘recovering well’ after close call with health amid ectopic pregnancy … after critical advice from team trainer New York Giants player Logan Ryan says his wife Ashley is ‘recovering well’ after she had a close call with her health amid an ectopic pregnancy, and critical advice from team trainer ‘could have saved her life.’ The 29-year-old athlete, speaking on a Zoom call with the media, said trainer Justin Maher gave he and his wife guidance that might ‘have saved her life.’ ‘That was a trainer on our team, Justin Maher, […]

Dangerous Childbirth Complications Are On The Rise — And Black Women Are Paying The Price

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Life-threatening complications during childbirth are on the rise in the United States, up almost 200 percent from the early 1990s to 2014. And a striking investigation published in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology this week reveals who is most at risk.  Looking at national hospital data, researchers found that the rate of severe childbirth complications was significantly higher for women who identify as black, Hispanic, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American or Alaska native than for white women. This remained true even if women of color were otherwise healthy going into childbirth. The disparity was particularly pronounced for black women, who had […]