Would you do a dangerous job if you were pregnant?

posted 3 years ago in Career
Post # 31
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2017

vatoca1016 :  What city do you live in (if you don’t mind sharing)? My Fiance is is a police sergeant and will be having our first baby. We live in a big city that is pretty active when it comes to crime. I don’t think I’ll feel any more concerned than I typically do when she is at work. I honestly think I’ll feel better since I know they’ll put her on desk work and she won’t be on the street.

Post # 32
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Helper bee

Hmm, interesting, I guess I’m the outlier here, but if I was already in the job I wouldn’t think much of it. Other than that you probably couldn’t do the job effectively once you are further along, so modified duty would be a must.

I’d actually be more concerned about a job with chemical exposure, work with teratogens etc. than I would about the potential for violence or physical harm.

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