November 2021 / 85 posts found

China extends maternity leave to boost birth rate

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BEIJING: Several regions in China have extended maternity leave by at least 30 days, in the latest attempt to encourage child-rearing as the country faces a demographic crisis fuelled by a record-low birth rate. The changes follow the relaxation of strict family planning rules this year to allow famil This content was originally published here.

HR Works: Working Mothers in Crisis – HR Daily Advisor

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In this episode, we will be taking a hard look at how mothers in particular faired over the last year, the impact that the pandemic had on them, and how employers better position themselves to support mothers and create a place for them in the next normal. The issue will be discussed from an HR perspective as well as an employment law perspective. Our first guest is Kara Shea, an attorney with Butler Snow in Nashville, TN. Kara is a member and Practice Group Leader for Labor and Employment. She regularly counsels clients in financial services, healthcare, and home health […]

Male world leaders should take paternity leave, Ed Miliband tells Julia Gillard

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The advice is timely for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is expecting his seventh child in coming weeks and has attracted questions about his wellbeing after he gave a rambling speech to business leaders.   This content was originally published here.

My marriage and childbirth gave a lot of people hope – Gifty Anti – e.TVGhana

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Popular Ghanaian Journalist and ace Presenter, Gifty Anti, has expressed that her marriage at forty-five years and childbirth at age forty-seven has inspired a lot of people who are dealing with barrenness and women who have not met their marriage partners yet. According to her, this hope her life experience gives to others brings her so much satisfaction. Speaking to Rev. Erskine on the Y Leaderboard Series, Gifty reminisced the time after she had her daughter at age forty-seven. She says: “I was surprised by the love shown me. I had goosebumps. I knew there were people who loved me, […]

90 Day Fiance: Nicole’s Stepdad Thinks Azan Is ‘Stringing Her Along’ – Hopes She Won’t Get Pregnant

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90 Day Fiance star Nicole Nafziger is still having a hard time building up Azan Tefou‘s reputation to her family. Nicole continues to deal with their suspicions, particularly about her fiance’s real intentions for her. Ever since her canceled wedding on 90 Day Fiance, Nicole’s parents and siblings have been questioning Azan’s sincerity. They think Azan is only after her money, which she has denied multiple times in the past. Now, Nicole’s stepdad, Joe Fouraker, is chiming in with the rest of the family. He says Azan is obviously “stringing her” along. 90 Day Fiance: Nicole Nafziger’s Stepdad Doubts Azan […]

New Research Shows How The Coronavirus Recession Is Disproportionately Affecting Black Working Mothers

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The World Health Organization states that anyone can catch COVID-19 and become seriously ill. Still, older people, and those with underlying medical problems like high blood pressure, heart and lung problems, diabetes, or cancer, are at higher risk of developing a severe illness. Well, one of the pandemic hot states- Louisiana– happens to be one of the top 10 states where Black people live. Black women are 60% more likely to have high blood pressure. The prevalence of high blood pressure in black people in the U.S. is among the highest in the world. Black people have lung cancer more than any other population group, are 60% […]

RTE’s Sinead Kennedy confirms Today show return date after maternity leave – RSVP Live

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Sinead Kennedy left the Today show in March to give birth to her first child, and despite intentions of returning to RTE in September, the presenter has taken extended leave to spend precious time with her daughter. However today (Wednesday) Sinead revealed that she will be back with her co-host Daithi O’Se two days a week in the new year. Maura Derrane will continue to host the show from Wednesday to Friday. Taking to Instagram to answer burning questions from followers, Sinead said she is doing “really great” and gave an update as to when she’ll be back on our […]

Pregnancy & Baby Charities Network — The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust

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The Pregnancy & Baby Charities Network represents UK charities whose focus is to: reduce the number of babies who die during pregnancy, birth or in the early weeks of life reduce morbidity in newborn babies and improve care for these babies and their parents improve care throughout the path to parenthood; before, during and after … This content was originally published here.

Woman admitted to A&E with belly pains ‘worse than childbirth’ is diagnosed with rare condition | Daily Mail Online

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A woman is admitted to hospital with agonising stomach and back pains that are ‘worse than childbirth’ in tonight’s episode of 999: Critical Condition.  The patient, identified only as Georgia, was admitted to Royal Stoke University Hospital after experiencing excruciating, unexplained pain. Cameras followed as doctors carried out tests in a bid to diagnose the problem.  While they failed to find answers during the time the episode was being filmed, further tests carried revealed Georgia was suffering from Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction, a rare condition that results from the inability of the sphincter to contract and relax in a normal […]

Get Pregnant With Twins! Doctors Reveal Tricks On How To Do It! | Great Life and more…

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Many couples around the world want to have twins, but the chances of this happening stand at a meager 3%. However, doctors have now revealed how you can increase your chances of getting pregnant with twins! According to experts, your diet, ethnicity, genetics and general lifestyle play a big part in your suitability for twins. You can increase your chances by following the steps below. Understanding what your current chances are Here’s how you can increase your chances of conceiving twins: Older women have more chances of conceiving twins, although they are less probable to get pregnant. At the age […]