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Check out this list of jobs for pregnant women if you are looking for flexibility and low-stress options that are monetarily rewarding.
What are the ideal jobs for pregnant women? Most jobs, actually. But there are times when a pregnant woman may look for a switch in career if her current position is not suitable for pregnancy or the company, they work in, does not offer the flexibility and benefits she may soon need.
It was when I was working for a five-star hotel in its pre-opening phase, I came to know I was pregnant. The pre-opening stage is generally about six months to 1 year before a hotel’s opening.
It is a challenging and strenuous period for all those involved in the hotel’s operations. I was clocking in nearly 14 hours a day, and I would be exhausted once I returned from work.
The long hours on my feet also resulted in me developing excruciating lower back pain. Taking cognisance of all these developments, I decided to resign.
At the same time, several companies support their employees who are moms in the best way possible by providing flexible work schedules to paid maternity leave.
However, if you are considering a job change or want to work from home during pregnancy, then you are at the right place.
Here we have shared a list of some great jobs for pregnant women.
You need to ensure they meet specific criteria like
A virtual assistant is a self-employed individual who offers administrative and technical support to a client while working remotely outside the client’s office.
You will be responsible for office-related tasks ranging from creating presentations from raw data to documentation to managing and creating social media accounts.
A virtual assistant works remotely and comes in both part-time and full-time options with flexible schedules.
Freelance writing is an excellent job for pregnant women as you get to pick and choose the projects you want to take on. After leaving my hotel job, I switched to freelance content writing as I could work while pursuing my passion for writing within the comfort of my home.
If you have solid writing and research skills, you can earn a reasonable sum while working remotely. This job could include writing articles, website content, technical documents, books, advertising copies etc.
Some platforms where you can pick up part-time or full-time gigs include Upwork, Flexjobs, Fiverr etc.
Did you excel in any subject in school? Are you an expert in any academic subjects? If yes, then this could be a great job option for you. Many parents are looking for online tutors to teach subjects that their children are struggling with.
You can offer your services online and conduct sessions through Skype or Zoom. You can also register on online tutoring platforms like Vedanta, Byjus etc. and become a tutor.
Transcription refers to the process of converting audio files into written text documents. There are different kinds of transcription, like legal and general transcription.
This job will require a lot of concentration from your end.
Hence, it’s best to choose clients you are comfortable with to avoid any stress. If you have experience in this field, you can quickly start working from home, but if you are a beginner, we recommend you do a course before starting.
Social media managers are responsible for developing strategies that will help increase followers, creating and managing social media campaigns, content creation, reviewing analytics, copywriting and more.
As a social media manager, you can work from nearly any place. Several tools are available to help you keep track of your posts, schedule and create posts, allowing you to handle engagement even through a smartphone.
Web development includes creating, building and maintaining websites. Web developers can work independently or as part of a company’s team. Depending on the requirements, these professionals may focus on front-end development or back-end development.
Front end development includes designing sites and creating content, and back-end development involves writing codes to make the website function effectively. They may also be responsible for maintenance, updates and troubleshooting as and when needed.
This is a job for pregnant women who are proficient in various programming languages and who have the necessary qualifications.
This could be the job for you if you are a talented graphic designer with excellent graphic design skills. Graphic designers are in high demand, and pregnant women can easily find employment in this field.
As a graphic designer, you will need to create visual concepts using computer software or by hand to bring forth ideas that inspire, inform and captivate consumers. You can find Graphic designer jobs on Fiverr. Upwork and other freelancing websites.
Pregnancy does not mean having to give up your job and sit idly. Many women continue with the same routine they followed before their pregnancy.
But if you have a physically and mentally taxing job, it’s best to switch careers.
With the above-mentioned jobs for pregnant women, you can choose an intellectually stimulating job that is easy on the body. Another option is to use this time effectively by enrolling for courses that will enhance your existing skill set.
I completed my masters during my pregnancy, which helped me immensely when I started looking for jobs post my maternity break.
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