Managing pregnancy disclosures: Understanding and overcoming the challenges of expectant motherhood at work

@inproceedings{King2009ManagingPD,
  title={Managing pregnancy disclosures: Understanding and overcoming the challenges of expectant motherhood at work},
  author={Eden B. King and Whitney E. Botsford},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract A common, complex, and underexamined aspect of women's experience at work emerges when work and motherhood intersect for the first time; pregnant workers are challenged by the need to manage their impressions and identities. Thus, the purpose of this paper is to propose a model and corresponding propositions for understanding the determinants and outcomes of pregnancy disclosure. We extend stigma theory to the case of pregnant workers and explore the antecedents and consequences… CONTINUE READING

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