Ladies did any of you experience that being pregnant would affect your promotion chances? I’m planning to get pregnant and hope to get promoted this or next year. Perhaps I should wait to get pregnant by summer next year so I’m safe in terms of promotions? Any thoughts?

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Please don’t put off pregnancy in hope of promotion! There will always be work reasons to put off family stuff.

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Life first!! Don’t delay your dreams.

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Every large firm makes a focused effort to ensure this doesn’t happen. In the current wfh environment, it becomes especially irrelevant.

And your sources for this happening all the time? I don’t know of a single woman in the last 5 years who was not promoted when she was pregnant. Certainly not in my practice but also in the sub service line I am in. We simply don’t do this.

Tbh, most women I know time it as in get pregnant as soon as the promotion is confirmed. Of course you have to be lucky that you actually get pregnant when you want to.

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