Farm Health: Pregnancy, maternity and childcare on-farm – "I did feel like a single parent most of the time. I did not really mind but sometimes other people do not understand"

The FG Farm Health series is a monthly online series looking at health and well-being in the rural community. This month, Jane Thynne looks at maternity rights and the implications of being pregnant on-farm

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Pregnancy on farm can be challenging for mums-to-be
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Pregnancy on farm can be challenging for mums-to-be

When Emma Lander went into labour, it coincided with a key moment on-farm. "I went into labour with our first child the same time as one of the cows and I was fully aware that if the cow did not calve...

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