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Made redundant at 28 weeks pregnant

Hey, I’m hoping someone can help me as I don’t really have anyone to ask at work and I’m worrying a bit. I’ve just been told I’m being made redundant and am currently 28 weeks pregnant. As they’re letting over 100 people go at once they have to give at least 45 days notice so effectively the redundancy will take pla...

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Birth plan / Preferences

I have an appointment with my midwife tomorrow and we will be discussing my birth plan. I am a first time mum and I honestly do not know what to expect so I don't even know what to add to my birth plan or how to even start it i.e. layout , or what is it supposed to look like. Sorry if this is a dumb question. I do ...

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Looking for Options

Hi! I’m exactly 13 weeks pregnant today & I work as a school bus driver. The pay is pretty good for part-time work, but I drive kids with special needs who are constantly sick and getting me sick. I haven’t had a chance to enjoy this pregnancy and I am always worried about my baby because of my health. As much as I ...

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Maternity pay help!!

Help , so basically I went through a cryptic pregnancy which meant that I didn’t take maternity leave prior to the baby as not knowing and this led to any entitlement to money I got was trickier due to it been a cryptic pregnancy however I have been receiving maternity pay since they were born and that’s been from J...

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Part-Time Jobs as a SAHM

I’m currently working as a full time teacher but my husband and I discussed me switching to something very part time and staying home with the kid(s) once we have our second. I’m looking for something where I can either work 2 days a week in person or something from home with either flexible hours or really good pay...

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Maternity allowance - had initial text but since heard nothing back?

I sent off my maternity allowance form bang on the 26 week mark, I got a text shortly after to say it’s been received and that a response would be given within 4 weeks. Since then I’ve heard nothing and it’s been well over 4 weeks. Sat on the phone trying to get through to them for over 25 mins the other day so gave...

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In need of a flexible go at your own pace WFH job.

I am pregnant, 23 weeks (although I feel like 33 weeks). I have a 5 year old. I am also working part time as a Waiver Support Coordinator for APD, but I’m going to end that venture in the next month or so. I am looking for a flexible WFH job that pays relatively well. One where I can do conveniently on my own time/p...

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32 weeks!

I’ll start my maternity leave April 1st. I will be 37 weeks by then. 😭 I’m already so miserable and tired. When are you starting your maternity leave ?

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Remote job opportunities

What are some good, legitimate remote job careers I should look into? Kind of tired of traveling and toting my baby around. With a pay range from 50,000-55,0000 minimum.

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Bonding time

Hi everyone, looking to see if anyone has experienced this before and if so what I can expect. I’m about to start my 12 weeks of bonding time. I’m just curious if anyone has taken their bonding time and then has decided to not go back to work and be a SAHM? If so, were there any penalties for anything you had to p...

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Working from home

Can anyone tell me where the best place to find WFH jobs and what companies?

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Work from home mom :)

I work from home with my babies and I can not stand sitting all the time :) I challenged myself to walk 30 minutes a day to get some movement in and feel better .https://youtu.be/ieiYtMqgv-M?si=bmPgpAbdn869ePdC

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Stay at home moms!

Anyone in the Hamilton area planning on being a stay at home mom and not going back to work? My son is almost 8 months and I would love to meet up with some moms who arnt going back to work!

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Fit to fly certificate/ letter

Hi ladies , I’m planning to travel at 30 weeks of my pregnancy and need a fit to fly letter as it’s a requirement for British airways . Anyone else flew with British airways while pregnant? How did you get the fit to fit please? My midwife is happy to sign but is there a form online or does she have to do the te...

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Help with a New business idea

Help! I already have a virtual admin assistant business, but not doing too great. Need some ideas of what else to do!? Thanks 😊

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Going back to work

How did you do it? I feel very conflicted. I’m between wanting to be with my baby 24/7 and wanting more adult interaction, such as being at work I’m considering working part-time, but it kills me to know someone else will help raise my baby 😭 If y’all have done this before, how do you cope with being a working…

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