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Job hunting while pregnant?

My husband and I just moved to a new town across the country. We don't know anyone. He is in graduate school, and I am looking for a job. We love each other very much and were going to have kids later. Until this weekend when we found out we're pregnant. I was in the middle of hunting for a job. I really want to go to work, but I am so scared I will be judged or declined because I'm prego. It's making the prospect of my first child less than enjoyable, and that makes me so sad. Anyone been through this before?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:35 PM on Dec. 1, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Unfortunately I was looking for a job while I was 5 months pregnant, my opinion is that you are judged while you should do it when you are in your early trimester..

    Answer by MamasAngelPie at 1:44 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

  • You don't have to tell them you're pregnant. I found a job at 8 months! So i'm sure you'll be absolutely fine! GL!

    Answer by NaKeYJaKeYsMoMy at 2:08 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

  • do it early on when your not showing. unfortunatly they wont tell you they are not hiring you cause your preggs but thats the case.9 our of 10 times. ironically everytime i get a job im pregnant and dont know it. lol. when i got my job at walmart i was 5 weeks and didnt know it..well i kinda knew it cause is pent all of orientation in the abthroom vomiting. lol. and i think they knew it too. and now im a cashier! helps keep me in shape and there super nice baout it..soo try lol.
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    good luck.

    Answer by sandraberke at 2:26 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

  • You just found out. 9 months is a long time. You won't be showing until 4 or 5 months and then only to people who know your normal size. You won't pop until 5 or 6 months easy maybe longer if you are tall or carry well.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:59 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

  • I was job hunting when i became prego for my 2nd! I never told anyone I was prego and they couldnt tell cause it was still early in! I did later on after getting hired tell my boss I was having a baby and everything was cool!!!

    Answer by MarineAngel831 at 3:13 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

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