October 2021 / 53 posts found

Well-being for Working Mothers – Positive Psychology News

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Frawn Morgan, MAPP ’17, has had a research focus and preoccupation throughout her career on the wellbeing of working mothers. Like many women born in the middle of the 20th century, she deferred her education while raising a family and returned to school in 2010, earning a masters degree in Organizational Communication. Frawn is Managing Partner of a real estate investment advisory firm based in Newport Beach, California and resides with a diabolical and very cunning cat. Visit her website, Well-being for Working Moms. Positive Psychology News articles by Frawn are here. Martin Seligman is a force. He is a […]

SA’s working dads to get 10 days of paternity leave, Twitter reacts – North Coast Courier

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President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the Labour Relations and Labour Amendment acts into law on Friday. The Labour Amendment Act also includes provisions for 10 weeks of parental adoption leave if the baby is under the age of 2 years (applies to one parent only) and surrogacy leave, as well as increased UIF and maternity benefits. This is a landmark achievement not only for heterosexual couples starting families but also for the LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, queer and intersex) community. This essentially means that working fathers will now be able to take off 10 days of leave compared to three […]

Absolutely Gorgeous and Trendy Maternity Clothes Ideas for You

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When you get pregnant, many emotions come rushing to you each day. And there is no denying that one of those is about the changes your body goes through. This is why it is important to work on having the right mindset and making sure you are comfortable enough. Hence the topic of trendy maternity clothes that makes you feel comfortable. So, let us first explain the psychological moment. The best thing about being pregnant is realizing the fact that you are carrying a new life inside you. So, during those nine months, you get the chance to learn about […]

I’m an OB-GYN. Here’s My Take on Whether Abortion Is ‘Safer Than Childbirth.’

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“Pregnancy kills, abortion saves lives.” So proclaimed a recent New York Times commentary by Dr. Warren Hern. Talk about clickbait. The fact is, abortion ends life.   A fetus is a living human being. The human heart starts beating in early pregnancy. Hence, the recent rise of “fetal heartbeat laws,” designed to protect life. In Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court ruled that fetal life lacks the (ill-defined) trait of “personhood,” but it never denied that such life is a living human being. I’ve worked as an obstetrician/gynecologist for 28 years, and I am grateful for the responsibility to care for […]

Married woman replies after follower called her out for getting pregnant again even when her first child has not turned 2 yet » GhBase•com™

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– Advertisement – Is there a specific interval married women need to observe before they welcome their children? A married Nigerian woman has replied to a follower who called her out for getting pregnant and ready to welcome another child even when her first child has not turned 2  Maryann, who is mother to Leon, shared her baby bump on Instagram and a follower asked how she will take care of a toddler and an infant “with one hand”. The follower told her she should have waited for her son to turn four, that way, she can send him on […]

Kate Middleton Changed Things Up During Third Maternity Leave

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Although she attended Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s royal wedding this summer less than one month postpartum, Kate Middleton switched things up for her third maternity leave as a British royal. According to a recent report, the Duchess of Cambridge took a much more extended leave of absence the third time around. Of course, she also appeared publicly at the wedding very quickly to help her older two children — Prince George and Princess Charlotte — perform their wedding duties. Five years ago when she gave birth to Prince George, Middleton kept out of the public eye for six full […]

New Data: Vast Majority of Working Mothers Believe COVID-19 Will Have Long-Lasting Negative Effect on Women’s Career Progress

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GREENWICH, Conn. (PRWEB) October 05, 2020 Inkwell, the leading voice in the flexible work conversation, and HeyMama, a social and professional network for working moms who are growing their careers and families, today release data that finds a whopping 87 percent of women believe women’s collective career progress will be negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic – and that the impact will outlive the virus. Six months into the global pandemic, the results of a survey of more than 700 working mothers found concern for not only current challenges, but for implications about the future of flexible work long after […]

COVID-19 response impacting Sarnia woman’s maternity leave time | Sarnia Observer

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Jazmine Fedora says she may miss nearly half her upcoming maternity leave because she’s been placed on employment insurance instead of federal emergency aid amid the COVID-19 pandemic. And she’s not alone. Sarnia-Lambton MP Marilyn Gladu said she’s received more than 10 calls from women like Fedora – pregnant and placed on EI and not switched over, like non-pregnant colleagues, to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit when it became available in April, effectively forcing them to begin their maternity leaves early. Fedora, 29, and expecting her first child Aug. 21,  was laid off from her job as a dental assistant […]

6 Best Ways to Shop Maternity Clothes on Budget

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6 Best Ways to Shop Maternity Clothes on Budget Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful phases of a couple’s life. Various things can be done to make yourself comfortable during this time. To begin with, start with buying maternity clothes so that you can be comfortable and confident during this time. The last thing that you would want is to wear a small top that keeps pulling up. Buying clothes for your baby and decoration the nursery is as important as buying maternity wear. However, some parents might be confused that building a maternity wardrobe might cost them a fortune. […]

Ectopic pregnancy? All you need to know | Carletonville Herald

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What happens when a woman has an ectopic pregnancy?  In a normal pregnancy, a man’s sperm travels to the fallopian tubes through the women’s cervix and womb. The fertilised egg then attaches itself to the lining of the uterus. When the fertilised egg does not attach itself to the lining of the uterus and instead attaches to the fallopian tubes, then this is called an ectopic pregnancy. According to Very Well Family, 1 in 50 pregnancies in the United States have to be terminated due to being ectopic. Other forms of ectopic pregnancies Some ectopic pregnancies occur outside the fallopian […]