YOUR MONEY | Three questions about pregnancy, your job and covid-19

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‘If your pregnancy is at 28 weeks or more, you fall into the vulnerable category  ’There’s no definite scientific proof that pregnant women get sicker than others if they catch Covid-19.

But it’s still a worrying time for those expecting a baby. What happens if they or their offspring contract the virus? And can they still get maternity leave, even after having worked from home during lockdown? We answer three questions about pregnancy and your job.

I’M PREGNANT AND NERVOUS. CAN MY EMPLOYER FORCE ME TO RETURN?

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