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A little about me

Tem months ago, I (finally) became what I’ve always dreamed of being. The mother of two beautiful children. Getting there was a long and painful journey. 246 more words

Guides on surrogacy and antenatal time off

 Acas receives around 39,000 calls to its helpline each year from employers and employees about parental issues, including time off for antenatal and adoption appointments. One can imagine with the recent changes in this area and the complexity of the new rules on shared parental leave that this figure will only increase.  57 more words


The real cost of NICU

When my first son was born ten weeks early, I had no idea that maternity leave would begin the very next day, months before we would bring him home. 263 more words

Premature Baby

'Maternity paranoia': Women face discrimination when returning to work after having a baby, report says

A new report proves there’s a very real reason why women have ’maternity paranoia’, says Tanith Carey

Almost every woman who has been on maternity leave will recognize the uneasy feeling: a creeping suspicion that while you’ve been away giving birth, the office has moved on and forgotten about you. 935 more words


54,000 British women lose their jobs each year due to maternity leave discrimination

According to a new report published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, women returning from maternity leave are more likely to face discrimination in the workplace than they were 10 years ago. 98 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Surveys show millennial women (but few men) are planning career pauses for children

According to The New York Times, a variety of survey data indicates that millennial women, more so than their mothers, are planning career pauses to have children. 218 more words

Marriage And Family

Fatherhood is a feminist issue

Or gender equalist, if you prefer :). I’ve been wanting to write this post for a while, but the complexity of it keeps stalling me. 665 more words