Now, Telling The Boss...
You've just landed a job and discovered you're pregnant. Two great things all at once! So how do you tell your new boss? Have a question for Ann? Ask it here. Your question:
I have just moved from another state and after three long weeks, I have finally found a good job. Coincidentally, on the same day I was hired, I also found out that I am pregnant. It has been two weeks since then, and I am in agony just thinking how to tell my boss. Will the news affect my job?
While the situation you find yourself in is awkward, I've got some good news for you: most employers who have just hired a worker who has just found out that she is pregnant take the high road with their new employee once they recover from the initial shock. The toughest part -- as you've gathered -- is mustering up your courage to break the news to your employer in the first place. Here's what I suggest in terms of strategy: