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Mistakes all new parents make
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Is 11 months maternity leave necessary?
Trade unions have called for 11 months’ maternity leave in “consideration of women in the workplace”. Would it help working mums? Read More

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IBM in alleged 'sexist, anti-pregnancy' uproar
Woman overhears alleged sexist discussion by IBM execs over lunch, Tweets about it. Read More
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