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How long into your pregnancy did you work until you decided/had to leave?

Just wondering because someone said they didn't work because they were pregnant......I've never heard of being pregnant as a reason to not work. People work ALL the time pregnant.

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Asked by worriedmommy600 at 9:55 PM on Jul. 21, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • oh, and I waited tables until I was 8months pregnant and got a note from my doctor that it was time to stop.

    Comment by worriedmommy600 (original poster) at 9:56 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • I worked at a grocery store as a clerk until one month before my due date and the ONLY reason I did, was because I had not bought a thing or gotten anything put together or ready for the baby. I would have done it until I went into labor if I had the stuff done already.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 9:57 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • I worked in a Residential Treatment Facility for children until the day before I gave birth... I was planning to go out 5 days later, 6 days before my due date.

    Answer by noliegirl at 9:59 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • LOL! I think I took the last week off. I then always went back exactly 6 wks later!

    Answer by m-avi at 10:01 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • I was a dog groomer, which is a very physically demanding job...on your feet all day, lifting heavy dogs, etc. I worked until I was 3 weeks from my due date. I left bc I just couldn't physically do the lifting and bending anymore without serious discomfort.

    Answer by Carajust at 10:02 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • I planned on working until about 3 weeks before my due date, but I went half time due to stress at about 6 months. I was then taken off work entirely due to complications about 3 months before. I am really glad it happened that way because I was about to kill my boss!

    Answer by getrealmama at 10:05 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • worked at a fast restaurant until a week before son was born, morning sickness came back that last week LOL
    worked right until the day before with my other son, luckily he was born on my day off
    worked right until 5 days before daughter was born and only left because the business shut down.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:08 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • Some people just prefer not to work while they are pregnant..its what they feel comfortable with. WIth my 1st I worked up until 2 weeks before my due date.
    With my 2nd I worked up until 2 months before my due date and then I was put on bed rest.
    With this pregnancy..I'm a stay at home mom...but I do babysit kids from home for money. And taking care of the house is s lot of work..which I've had to slw down on..doctors orders..don't want to be on bedrest again! :)

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 10:08 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • I was 37 weeks when I went on leave. Most jobs you can work until you deliver.

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 10:08 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • Around 9:15 on February 25th, 2009. I was at work when my water broke. Went to the hospital straight from there.

    Answer by vickwu at 10:09 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

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