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Work from home by pregnant working women

Work from home by pregnant working women

Being pregnant under the situation of a pandemic is indeed a scary time. Recently, the royal college of obstetricians of Gynecologists (RCOG) talked about pregnancy concerning COVID-19. It is said that a woman who is pregnant will face lesser or moderate cold/flu-like symptoms. However, all the risk factors can be avoided, if the woman under pregnancy works as a temporary homeworker. There is a homeworker assessment, specially created for a pregnant woman that might help. But what about those pregnant women who are still homeworking in lockdown?

Therefore, the following points will help you understand how to manage things in a home workstation while you are pregnant.

Sleep cycle – It is essential for any woman to have 7-9 hours of sleep to maintain overall health. During pregnancy, the idea of a desk job would be hectic, and its best to achieve a certain amount of energy with quality sleep.

Daily Exercises –

Even doing light exercises and movement at a specific period could bring good physical changes. With this, reach out to your maternity care team and ask them what exercises will be preferably suitable for your stage of pregnancy.

Nutrition Evaluation –

You must be eating well while providing the same amount of nutrition to your baby. Generally, if you are in pregnancy, then you need to consume an additional amount of 300 calories a day. However, it would be great, if you could ask your maternity care team that can provide you with a complete nutrition plan.

Routine –

It would be great to keep the routine ‘normal’, such as waking up and sleeping at the same time as you regularly do. Indeed, pregnancy can cause fatigue, and if you feel that you require an extra nap, then feel free to have it.

In conclusion, do remember to talk with your office manager if you feel ‘out of sorts and need help while working at home. Different stages of your pregnancy will depend on how you adapt to new changes while working from home. With time, your body will change new hazards and shapes to balance, lifting, and repetitive motion may develop. There is no specific rule for a pregnant woman to work only at a particular place. You have many options in your home, such as working on a sofa, dining room table, and even on the kitchen counter.

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