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State Representative Jessyn Farrell: Help pregnant women stay in the workforce

[Via The Seattle Times] As a working mom to three young kids, I was fortunate to have a job that allowed me to make the changes I needed to stay on the job during my pregnancies. As a legislator, though,

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URGENT: Act now for a strong Pregnant Worker Fairness Act

(Via the Washington Work and Family Coalition) One of every 10 babies born in Washington now are low birth weight or premature. State legislators are close to passing a Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (ESSB 6149), which will help more babies

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Pregnant Women Need a Break

Any woman who’s gone through pregnancy hears the same advice: hydrate more and listen to the needs of your changing body. Almost everything a pregnant woman does requires adjustment. Eliminating caffeine and alcohol, hydrating more frequently, avoiding strenuous activities —

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