Meetings & Conventions: Short Cuts July 2000
Short Cuts:BETTER YET
Baby on Board
In addition to worrying over maternity
leave and day-care decisions, many working moms-to-be agonize over
when to tell the boss they are pregnant. The experts at
Babycenter.com (www.babycenter.com) give this
advice on timing.
Let the danger pass. Wait until you are 14 to
20 weeks along, when the miscarriage risk is low and you have shown
you can work while pregnant.
Let the review pass. If your job evaluation is
coming up, wait until it is over. You don’t want your impending
motherhood to color the comments.
Learn from the experienced. To gauge how the
news is likely to be received, talk confidentially to mothers in
your office. Be sure you can trust them before sharing your
If it feels right, do it. On the day you plan
to tell, take the office’s temperature, then go forward or put it
off, depending on the general mood.
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