working mummies-to-be: when to stop?

Hi! I'm a full time working mom-to-be and I love my work. I'm into my 2nd trimester and I have colleagues who stopped working the moment they found out they were pregnant, and other colleagues who continued working till the day they delivered. When would be a good time to stop working in preparation for delivery? And did you use MC or HL or no pay leave?

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VIP Member

If your pregnancy has no complications, you can work for as long as you can up till you feel labour. But of course, this is not recommended. I started my ML a month before my due date. And it was actually a good decision because I delivered 3 weeks earlier.

I start my ML one week before my due date because I don’t want to waste my leave doing nth to home. Planning to do the same for this pregnancy too 😊

Super Mum

I worked till the day I need to be sent to hospital. Haha. If you feel ok, why need to stop? Save the maternity leave later when the child is born

Super Mum

I work till I deliver. I think it’s best to listen to your body. If you really need rest, you may take 1 month before EDD

I stop 2 weeks before EDD. First week took Own leave. Intended to use HL for the last week but I delivered on week 39

Super Mum

I stopped working 1 month earlier. Wanted to rest as much as I can and to avoid feeling stress

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I plan to stop working 3-4 weeks before edd.

Super Mum

Preferably 2 weeks before ur EDD.

Super Mum

I stopped 2 weeks before edd

I stop my work at first trim