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Relax, pregnant women and new Mums can still get the job done. Here's how your workplace can help

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Relax, pregnant women and new Mums can still get the job done. Here's how your workplace can help

After prime minister Jacinda Arden announced her pregnancy last week, there was an onslaught of opinions – some negative – about how good she'd be at her job while pregnant or as a new Mum. But Socialites founder and CEO Wendy Thompson says there's nothing to be concerned about – women can work and parent, and have been doing so for a while now. However, she says there are ways businesses can make it easier for Mums.