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What month in your pregnancy did you stop working?

when did you start your maternity leave?

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momavanessa

Asked by momavanessa at 8:31 PM on May. 31, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I stopped working 5 days before I delivered.
    KairisMama

    Answer by KairisMama at 8:32 PM on May. 31, 2010

  • 5th
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 8:32 PM on May. 31, 2010

  • A week before my due date.
    mogencreative

    Answer by mogencreative at 8:33 PM on May. 31, 2010

  • 4 weeks before i was due.....because i had alot of swelling...being in the same position all day kept making it worse
    fay101

    Answer by fay101 at 8:34 PM on May. 31, 2010

  • I took a day off to go see my doctor at 33 weeks. I had my daughter late that same night, so I was roughly not working for... 25 hours.
    anng.atlanta

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 8:36 PM on May. 31, 2010

  • Op here I am just trying to figure out when it will be a good time to leave school. I will go back next year and pick up where I left. I am due in Nov.
    momavanessa

    Answer by momavanessa at 8:37 PM on May. 31, 2010

  • It depends how you feel. I worked till 2 weeks before
    JaymieZ

    Answer by JaymieZ at 8:38 PM on May. 31, 2010

  • I went home on Friday after work and Sunday afternoon I called my boss to say start my maternaty on Monday cause I just delivered. My DD came 2 weeks before her due date.
    kittymom

    Answer by kittymom at 8:41 PM on May. 31, 2010

  • I stopped working 2 weeks before my due date, but I continuted to work a bit from home since I'm able to telecommute.
    gramsmom

    Answer by gramsmom at 8:43 PM on May. 31, 2010

  • Well with my first and third pregnancies I never did. I worked up to and past their due dates. My second baby was a complete different story I had dr. orders to stop at 30 weeks. She was then born at 34w2.days. Oy! What a mess. She is a fine young adult now. Thanks be.
    mmmegan38

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 8:51 PM on May. 31, 2010

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