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The Pregnancy Penalty: Dismantling Stigmas In The Workplace

Pregnancy can be one of the most transformative experiences in a woman’s life. But for many, a positive test also heightens anxiety about one’s career, and how others will react to the news. During my first pregnancy I gained weight early on, and remember one of my bosses saying it looked like I had one too many client lunches. I hadn’t told anyone. I then felt compelled to share the news sooner than planned. ···

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