The pregnancy journey and transition from single self to mother offers a huge opportunity for positive growth, and the ripple effect can ensure it is felt by colleagues, managers and the business community at large, for huge commercial benefit.
During pregnancy your brain function and capability changes.
Unfamiliar lapses in memory and forgetfulness. Not so good. Expanded creativity and heightened intuition. Pretty amazing.
Last week I attended the TEDx Whitehall Women one day conference to run alongside the TEDWomen 2015 event taking place in Monterey, California.
The theme was MOMENTUM. Moving Forward. Gaining Speed. Building Traction.
Little did I know that by the end of the day I would be standing on a West End stage sharing my 30-second TED talk-in-the-making to a 100+ audience.
Join me and a panel of experts from 1-3pm today as part of @GuardianCareers Live Chat offering advice and answering your questions online including:-
- How to manage working while pregnant.
- Juggling a young family with job commitments.
- Taking a career break and returning to work.
- Flexible working options.
- Parental leave rights.