Utah Couple Drops Pregnancy Announcement In Rap Video

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Research finds women do ‘nest’ during pregnancy

Jalene and Lincoln Taylor of Salt Lake City put together the video with the help of a friend and wrote the lyrics themselves, according to ABC News affiliate WHAS-11 . The video features the couple, renamed Jalincoln, rapping that they have too much swag for just two of us, and that theyre overjoyed about a bun in the oven. They said they had difficulty conceiving and wanted to celebrate their news in a fun and different way. I am a photographer here in Utah and I see a lot of cheesy pregnancy announcements, Jalene Taylor told KSL-TV. That never felt like me. While the video was simply intended as a fun way to reveal the news to family and friends, it quickly went viral. More than 175,000 people had viewed the video by Sunday. The couples baby is due in May.
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Pregnancy bias at work inquiry

significant changes to help women at work but there is more to do. Maria Miller, Minister for Women and Equalities Unlawful treatment of new mothers is ‘widespread’ A maternity equality charity said unlawful treatment of new mother is “widespread” in the workplace. Rosalind Bragg, director of charity Maternity Action , called for “urgent action”. The principles of non-discrimination were established decades ago and should be accepted as an essential part of the business environment. Since the economic downturn began, pregnant women and new mothers have faced an increasingly difficult time in the workplace.
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The choosing part takes a bigger role among other animals, he noted; humans do not always move to a new home before their babies’ births. But women do spend time choosing the locations of their babies’ births. “More often, women are going to birthing centers instead of hospitals and using lay birthing attendants such as midwives,” said Dr. Akua Afriyie-Gray, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood. “Some even want ‘freebirthing,’ which is isolating oneself socially and de-medicalizing the birth as much as possible.” Childbirth is “a gift to be enjoyed, not a curse to be endured,” wrote freebirthing advocate and author Laura Shanley on her website, unassistedchildbirth.com.
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