Working while pregnant is not a simple job. If you are employed in a full-time job, you need to maintain your normal work schedule as well as your body for the upcoming baby. During pregnancy, your child becomes the major priority, and this may lead to many unforeseen difficulties.
Advantages of Working While Pregnant
You will get some relaxation at work. Once you announce your pregnancy, people will take it into consideration.
Maternity leave may be available. If you are employed in some firm, you will be eligible for maternity leave for a minimum of 3 to 6 month in which you will regularly be paid if you are a permanent employee.
Working is Good for Delivery. It is said that if you work regularly, you will have a smooth delivery without many complications.
Disadvantages of Working While Pregnant
Working during pregnancy can leave you susceptible to sickness. It important to maintain a healthy diet and sleep schedule during your pregnancy. Maintaining a healthy diet will help you fight off disease and illness during your pregnancy. During pregnancy, the body pumps more blood to support the growth of the baby. If you do not intake proper nutrients and iron, you may suffer from anemia and other deficiencies. Mild Anemia during the pregnancy is quite normal but should be taken care at the early stages and can be addressed through maintaining a healthy diet and adding supplements into your daily routine.
Most important, take care of yourself and the new life growing within!
Susy Richards is a lovely mother of 3 girls (3 years, 4 years and 5) and a simple woman who is ready to share her priceless experience with other mommies around the world. She is an Advanced Practice Provider who passed birth doula and postpartum doula courses at Childbirth International in 2013. Susy is passionate about providing holistic care and is involved in pregnancy research currently publishing her articles concerning pregnancy on site rocketparents.com