Balancing Pregnancy and Work

Balancing Pregnancy and Work

How to Make the Most of the Next 9 Months on the Job

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
A practical guide combines personal stories, anecdotes, and a wealth of advice on such topics as telling a boss about a pregnancy, protecting one's rights, understanding health coverage and labor laws, planning a maternity leave, and combating pregnancy symptoms on the job. Original. 35,000 first printing.

McMillan Palgrave
Pregnancy. It's an amazing time of possibility, expectation, and wonder. It's also a time of morning sickness, mood swings, and exhaustion. And when a woman works throughout her pregnancy, all of these private experiences and emotions are on very public display.

If you're currently trying to juggle growing a baby with growing your career, Balancing Pregnancy and Work is the indispensable guide you'll need to make the most of the next 9 months. Packed with realistic tips and personal stories from women who have been in your elastic-waist pants, it covers everything from breaking the news to your coworkers to avoiding workplace hazards, from planning your leave to planning your return as a working mom.

IN THESE PAGES, YOU'LL DISCOVER:
* Your legal rights under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act
* When and how to break the news to your boss
* Budget worksheets to help you evaluate the financial impact of your family-leave options
* A primer on managing pregnancy symptoms on the job, including tips on easing back pain, heartburn, constipation, and morning sickness
* A 10-point strategy for planning a smooth leave that minimizes disruption for your coworkers and allows you uninterrupted time with your newborn
* Practical tips for dressing in style-- without breaking the bank
* Targeted advice for finding the best child care options
* Strategies for smoothing the transition back to the workplace


Holtzbrinck

Pregnancy. It's an amazing time of possibility, expectation, and wonder. It's also a time of morning sickness, mood swings, and exhaustion. And when a woman works throughout her pregnancy, all of these private experiences and emotions are on very public display.

If you're currently trying to juggle growing a baby with growing your career, Balancing Pregnancy and Work is the indispensable guide you'll need to make the most of the next 9 months. Packed with realistic tips and personal stories from women who have been in your elastic-waist pants, it covers everything from breaking the news to your coworkers to avoiding workplace hazards, from planning your leave to planning your return as a working mom.

IN THESE PAGES, YOU'LL DISCOVER:
* Your legal rights under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act
* When and how to break the news to your boss
* Budget worksheets to help you evaluate the financial impact of your family-leave options
* A primer on managing pregnancy symptoms on the job, including tips on easing back pain, heartburn, constipation, and morning sickness
* A 10-point strategy for planning a smooth leave that minimizes disruption for your coworkers and allows you uninterrupted time with your newborn
* Practical tips for dressing in style-- without breaking the bank
* Targeted advice for finding the best child care options
* Strategies for smoothing the transition back to the workplace



Baker
& Taylor

A practical guide combines personal stories, anecdotes, and advice on such topics as telling a boss about a pregnancy, protecting one's rights, understanding health coverage and labor laws, planning a maternity leave, and combating pregnancy symptoms on the job.

Publisher: Emmaus, Pa. : Rodale : Distributed to the book trade by St. Martin's Press, c2004
ISBN: 9781579547875
1579547877
Branch Call Number: 618.24 HAL
Characteristics: vii, 264 p. ; 22 cm

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Jan 31, 2011

I enjoyed this book although it is written from an American perspective (aka very short mat leaves) it was still a good read.

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