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Working in a strenuous job while pregnant can lead to a range of health risks during and after childbirth

“Fetal macrosomia is associated with health risks for both mother and child, according to the Mayo Clinic” writes Meera Jagannathan for marketwatch.com. Working in a more physically demanding job can increase the likelihood that a pregnant woman’s newborn will be bigger than average, a new study suggests.Potential maternal risks include labor difficulties, post-delivery bleeding and uterine rupture, while risks to the child include childhood obesity and lower-than-normal blood sugar.Expecting mothers may also be entitled to accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act if they develop a pregnancy-related health condition.
 
Source: marketwatch.com



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