· ADVANTAGE OF WORKING
o Career advancement
o Increased independence
o Financial rewards
o Intellectual growth
o Maintained social profile
· DISADVANTAGE OF WORKING
o Worries about your new born
o Feeling of guilt and negligence
o Pressure in doing multiple roles
· TIPS FOR THE PREGNANT CAREER WOMAN
o Take your time – Don’t rush, pressuring yourself will only cause unnecessary anxiety.
o Sit Comfortably – Put your legs up to reduce the pressure of carrying a heavy abdomen
o Squat from time to time – Whenever you have the chance to squat, do so because it will be helpful during your labor. It strengthens the tights and prepares you for a squatting position when you deliver your baby.
o Be careful – if you take the stairs in your office, don’t move briskly. Take a slow step so that you won’t slip or tire easily.