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When should I leave my job??

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Roseforsyth14 Tue 17-Jan-17 13:41:40

I work as a carer but it is a long travel to and from work and i dont drive so I am planning on working closer to home after I have given birth. Just wanted to know when is the best time to leave as the job is very tiring already and there is a lot of bending and lifting involved. First baby so unsure of what to do and i am only 8 weeks so not planning on leaving yet lol, thank you

arbrighton Tue 17-Jan-17 14:23:20

Sadly noone can answer for you as every pregnancy is different. But given the nature of the job, you need to tell work.

You'll feel less tired in a few weeks too once you get past the first trimester.

By leave work, do you mean resign? Be aware of the impact that will have on mat pay or allowance- do some research on that.

babynumber2xx Tue 17-Jan-17 14:51:52

Im a carer well i was but i stay at home with my little boy now but when i was pregnant with him i left at

ExpectoPatronummmm Tue 17-Jan-17 21:50:09

The earliest you can start mat leave Is 29 weeks pregnant and you could add holidays on before this to leave even earlier?

With my 1st I was a waitress and left at 36 weeks
With my 2nd I was a receptionist and left at 37 weeks
Now I work in an office but with a long walk to work due to no free parking for miles and I'm 31 weeks and struggling with pain when I walk. Im leaving at 35 weeks and cannot bloody wait smile

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