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Typically, are pregnant women and other family caregivers as productive as other employees?
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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: They can be
Depends on the person and their health and their job and their pregnancy situation.
When i was a resident in training many moons ago, my chief resident who was 3 years ahead of me and the first female in the program, worked right up until she went into labor, in fact she was in the middle of doing a hysterectomy when her water broke, she finished the case and then went up to the labor room.

In brief: They can be
Depends on the person and their health and their job and their pregnancy situation.
When i was a resident in training many moons ago, my chief resident who was 3 years ahead of me and the first female in the program, worked right up until she went into labor, in fact she was in the middle of doing a hysterectomy when her water broke, she finished the case and then went up to the labor room.
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