Navigating your pregnancy at work isn’t always easy. There are plenty of factors working mums have to consider – from hiding morning sickness to arranging maternity leave and more.
That’s where Fairygodboss comes in. They have created a fantastic week-by-week pregnancy guide, which addresses all of these concerns, from conception through each trimester & returning back to work afterwards.
Conception & the First Trimester
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This section deals with how to handle the very earliest stages of your pregnancy at the office. It covers everything from deciding when to start a family, to hiding your pregnancy and dealing with morning sickness at work.
It also offers tips on deciding when and how to tell your boss that you are expecting.
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This section dives deeper into the details of dealing with pregnancy at work. These are the things you need to think about once your pregnancy news is out in the open.
It covers topics like switching to maternity clothes at the office, staying healthy at work and even what to do if you feel that you are being discriminated against.
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Check out this section to find out more about the nitty gritty of preparing for your maternity leave.
They’ve covered everything from financial planning & pre-maternity leave checklists to the importance of building up a mum-tribe – a network of like-minded working mums.
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This section answers all the questions that may arise as you navigate those first precious weeks and months with your beautiful new baby.
Here you can read about the importance of switching off from work in the early days, about making the decision to return to work and how to prepare for pumping at the office.
Back to Work
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Once you are ready to return to work, this section offers tips for your first week back, covering topics like how to tackle the emails you’ve missed, dealing with sleep deprivation and even how to carve out a bit of ‘me-time’ for yourself.
Fairygodboss is a fantastic resource for working mums – check out their interview with Séraphine Founder & CEO Cécile Reinaud.