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I’m self-employed and planning pregnancy. Financially, I’m terrified.


by IMAGE
16th Aug 2023

Juggling motherhood and self-employment can feel like a balancing act between nurturing your new child and keeping your business afloat, but it is possible.

“I worked up until the morning of the birth and was back working when my daughter was just four days old.” “I’m self-employed and was back to work six hours after the delivery.” These are just two of the horror stories I’ve come across online while doing my research on how to be pregnant and self-employed. As I plan to start a family while operating a freelance writing business, they don’t exactly fill me with...

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