Most women can continue working during pregnancy. However work while you are pregnant might present challenges at the workplace. To stay healthy and productive on the job, understand how to alleviate common pregnancy discomforts — and know when a work task might jeopardize your pregnancy.

Working During Pregnancy? The Dos and Don'ts of Office Life

Changing a few of your normal activities at work and preparing early for the potential impact of pregnancy on your workday can ease your struggles and help make work tolerable again. ... read more »

Is It Healthy to Work Up Until My Due Date?

You may be wondering if working up until your pregnancy due date is safe for your health and the health of your unborn child. There are several factors to consider when choosing when to leave work and go on maternity leave, but the most important consideration is your overall health. ... read more »

When to Stop Working During Pregnancy

There are a lot of different opinions when it comes to working during pregnancy. There are pros and cons to both sides, and they’re worth looking at, especially if you aren’t sure what you should do. ... read more »

How to Tell Your Boss That You Are Pregnant

Some jobs require that you tell them right away about your pregnancy, while with others it may be better to wait. Here are 12 steps for when to tell your boss that you are pregnant. ... read more »

The Best Posture At Work During Pregnancy

Unfortunately, most of us have to continue working through much of our pregnancy, which means long hours at the office behind a desk. As if sitting for long periods of time wasn’t harmful enough to your tumultuously changing pregnant body, your posture will also change, so sitting at a desk will feel different. ... read more »

Risks of Work In Cosmetology During Pregnancy

Chemicals in hair products have had some particularly negative associations with birth through the years. Many products have been linked to miscarriages and women are generally advised to stay out of the salon. However, if you are a professional cosmetologist, you don’t have this option. ... read more »

Tips for Staying Comfortable at Work During Pregnancy

There are times during pregnancy when you are just plain uncomfortable. Working until the latter stages of pregnancy could increase this feeling exponentially, but there are a few things you can change about your workspace to increase your comfort level. ... read more »

Your Workplace and Your Pregnancy Health

Some jobs can affect your reproductive health and the health of your family. There are things you can do to protect yourself and stay safe at work. ... read more »

Working During Pregnancy Guide

To stay healthy and productive on the job, and continue with a healthy pregnancy you should understand how to navigate both. ... read more »

Hypertension in Pregnancy May be Linked to Lead Exposure

Researchers have found a connection between lead exposure and hypertension in pregnancy. Even tiny amounts of lead can cause a significant increase in pregnancy blood pressure. ... read more »

Lifting During Pregnancy

Pregnant women are always concerned whether and how much they can lift. If it's at work or at home. ... read more »

Hairdressers And Pregnancy Complications

Hairdressers have been found to have several pregnancy complications when they get pregnant. These risks include fetal death, premature labor, and infertility. ... read more »