The bigger your bump gets, the more changes your body will be experiencing – and your feet are no exception. Changes in weight, posture, balance and shape during pregnancy can lead to painful feet for mums-to-be. So to relieve tired feet, comfort is of the essence during pregnanc...
should return to work after just three weeks of maternity leave. The 36-year-old and mother of three children, (aged 6, 5 and 2) took just three months off with her first baby and argues that taking a long maternity leave is bad for businesses and makes
weight loss easier after the birth, too.Your uterus has expanded and is pushing against your bladder yep, that means even more trips to the loo. And it might feel as though your breasts are growing by the day.:: Get yourself a maternity bra. See our
easier after the birth, too.Your uterus has expanded and is pushing against your bladder – yep, that means even more trips to the loo. And it might feel as though your breasts are growing by the day. Get yourself a maternity bra. See our maternity fashion
of the date you intend to start your maternity leave by the end of the 15th week before the baby is due (approx. week 26 of pregnancy). You must also give your employer your MATB1 maternity certificate to claim Standard Maternity Pay. If you don't qualify
You’re 23 weeks pregnant!You've reached Week 23 of your pregnancy. Your doctor or midwife will give you a MAT B1 certificate around this time. You will need it if you are claiming SMP or Maternity Allowance. Find out about your maternity rightshere
Youve had your scans, met your midwife, and should be just about ready to go. When you actually get down to business youll want to feel as comfortable as possible. Heres our essential checklist of what youll need to make your birth and time in hospital as relaxed and contente...
complication.Give your employer the Mat B1 (MB1 in Northern Ireland) form. This is a certificate you get from your doctor or midwife. It gives your Estimated Date of Delivery (EDD) and is used to calculate Statutory Maternity Pay. Find out more here
they're not rushed off their feet. * Tell your boss about antenatal appointments well in advance.* If you wear a uniform point out you'll soon need a bigger size!* Don't leave it too late to tell your boss as they'll need to find maternity cover
Apprentice host Alan Sugar has spoken out about laws protecting women saying that employers should be able to ask female applicants about their plans to have children. He says that it turns interviews into a 'psychological charade' with employers trying to guess at a woman's inte...