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Actually, Maternity Leave Is Not a Vacation | SELF

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You’re at home—not at work—and you just changed your baby’s diaper. Three hours later, they’ve pooped again, except this time it has seeped up and over the diaper’s edge. You change your baby’s diaper again, switch their outfit, and maybe run the laundry if you have the energy and if the clean-clothes pile is dangerously low. But now the baby is crying uncontrollably, and you aren’t sure why. You feed them, change them again just in case, and walk around the house. Nothing is working, so now you’re crying. (Just a little. Or maybe a lot.) You don’t want to […]

Did Prince Harry just confirm that Meghan Markle is on maternity leave? | HELLO!

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Did Prince Harry just confirm that Meghan is on maternity leave? He made a solo visit to a school With just weeks to go until is expected to welcome her first child into the world, her husband has hinted that she is now on maternity leave – and he did it in the sweetest way! The heavy hint came during his solo visit to St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School on Wednesday morning, where he helped the children to plant trees in the garden. As Harry met pupils in the playground, one asked him where Meghan was. Harry responded by miming […]

Sequoia partner Michael Moritz think the paternity leave debate is ‘unhinged’

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Sequoia Capital partner Michael MoritzJohn Phillips/Getty Influential investor Michael Moritz has argued that Silicon Valley firms will lose out to Chinese rivals because employees expect benefits like paternity leave and time off at weekends. Moritz said Silicon Valley debates around paternity leave and political correctness were signs of a society becoming “unhinged” and fast-growing Chinese firms don’t have these discussions. Moritz approvingly noted that Chinese workers will turn up to a cold office wearing coats and scarves, will fly economy, and reuse tea bags. He argued that while this way of doing business was probably not appealing to Westerners, Chinese […]

Coronation Street’s Sophie Webster will leave the cobbles with Kate Connor after inheriting thousands of pounds as Brooke Vincent goes on maternity leave

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CORONATION Street’s Sophie Webster will leave the cobbles with ex-girlfriend Kate Connor. The restaurant manager – who is played by actress Brooke Vincent in the ITV soap – will decide to leave Weatherfield behind after inheriting some money and being dissatisfied with her life on the street. Sophie will leave the cobbles alongside Kate Connor Sophie’s exit will be tied up with her aunt Debbie’s return to the cobbles after 33 years away. A source exclusively told The Sun Online: “Debbie’s return is tinged with sadness as she returns to tell her brother Kevin about a death in the family. […]

Meghan to take maternity leave ahead of royal baby – 9Honey

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The Duchess of Sussex is approaching the business end of her pregnancy (cue: global royal baby hysteria). Though we don’t know exactly when baby Sussex is due, Meghan, 37, is expected to begin maternity leave before the end of this month—and has reportedly already wrapped up her final public royal engagements. According to , the two Commonwealth Day appearances made by the Duchess on Monday were her last public outings before her maternity leave begins. Along with husband Prince Harry, 34, Meghan visited London’s Canada House before attending a ceremony at Westminster Abbey with other members of the Royal Family. […]

‘Bold and the Beautiful’ Spoilers: Steffy’s Back – Jacqueline MacInnes Wood Maternity Leave Over

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Bold and the Beautiful spoilers have great Steffy Forrester news. Jacqueline MacInnes Wood finished her maternity leave and is back to the CBS soap set this week. With her resuming filming at the end of this week, that puts her back onto the TV screen in late May or possibly early June. Already, the actress shared on Instagram her thoughts about returning along with a pic of her looking like a mama on fleek with a stylish baby sling carrying Rise Ruspoli. Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Jacqueline MacInnes Wood Heads Back to Soap Set If you follow JMW on […]

Parents back calls for mums with premature babies to get extended maternity leave – Manchester Evening News

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Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee our privacy notice A campaign to get employers to extend maternity leave for mums with premature babies is being backed by parents in Manchester. The support for The Smallest Things campaign comes as the BBC has this month become one of the first employers to change its parental leave policy for mums and dads with babies born before 37 weeks. Full pay will be extended for mothers by the number of days the baby is born before the due date. Two weeks’ full pay is now offered for paternity leave and 18 […]

Stella Creasy: MPs’ standards authority does not recognise maternity leave | Politics | The Guardian

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The Labour MP Stella Creasy has said she feels parliament is telling her to “choose between being a mum and being an MP”, revealing that the parliamentary standards authority has told expectant mothers it does not recognise any form of maternity leave and will not automatically provide extra support for constituency work after she gives birth. Writing in the Guardian, Creasy said she had decided to speak out after experiencing two miscarriages during which she also had been forced to continue to work as normal without any additional support. I’m pregnant and forced to choose between being an MP and […]

Actually, I Wish I Took Another Few Months Of Maternity Leave

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My daughter was only 3-months-old when I returned to work after maternity leave. I had always planned to continue working, and to take the standard amount of unpaid parental leave offered by my employer, but going back to work and leaving my 3-month-old behind was a far more difficult adjustment than I could’ve possibly imagined. Even though everything went “according to plan,” I wasn’t close to ready not by a long shot. Taking another few months of maternity leave just wasn’t an option, though. I was the sole breadwinner for our family, and we needed the money. I realize that […]

‘Bold and the Beautiful’ Spoilers: Steffy Leaves LA Distraught Jacqueline MacInnes Wood Has Maternity Leave?

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Bold and the Beautiful spoilers hint that Steffy Forrester (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) could potentially leave town soon, especially if the baby truth comes out. As viewers know, Steffy unknowingly adopted Hope Logan’s (Annika Noelle) baby. Once she learns the truth and has to hand baby Phoebe over to Hope, she could leave town devastated. B&B will likely need to explain Jacqueline’s exit for her maternity leave – and this baby swap plot resolution might be the answer. Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Jacqueline MacInnes Wood Maternity Leave Fans of B&B know that Jacqueline MacInnes Wood will some maternity leave soon. Obviously, […]