Getting jobs while pregnant is not the easiest task in the world, but it is doable. It is costly to have children, from the time of conception to childbirth and to raising the children. This often leaves many families struggling to make ends meet.
If you need a job and are pregnant, or if a high-risk pregnancy prevents you from reporting to work but you need a paycheck, you still have options.
Here are some of the best work-at-home jobs for expectant mothers who want to earn money while still getting the rest they need:
Are you creative, have good diction, and can write well? If your thoughts can be well expressed in written format, then being a freelance writer might be the best job for you. This is the type of job that gives you the flexibility to work wherever you want while making a decent income.
There are different paths to making money from writing, you can sell your services to a content-generation company like scripted or pitch and write articles for various publications or even write your own books.
In addition, there are several freelance sites such as Fiverr, Upwork, Guru, etc to sign up and get started.
If you already have some office or computer-related skills, then you may be able to find work as someone who performs basic administrative or supportive tasks for a small company or entrepreneur over the internet.
This is a great one for you as a pregnant woman because it gives you enough time to cope with frequent bathroom breaks or pregnancy pangs.
Being organized and getting little things done is something every business person needs, especially entrepreneurs. Remember you’ll need excellent Microsoft office skills, quick email management, and a stock of online tools also to keep schedules straight and transfer files. Some assistants are paid per task, while some are paid per hour.
Do you have something to teach? Do you love to teach English as a second language or have an in-demand skill that you can turn into a paid online class?. Online teaching has made a massive impact in the field of education, and it continues to grow.
There is a range of options in the teaching sphere for pregnant women seeking to make a positive impact through teaching.
Transcription And Closed Captioning Jobs
A transcription job may be the best job for pregnant women, it doesn’t need much to start with, just a quiet workplace would be enough though you must know how to use a computer and have a fast and accurate typing speed.
The thing about this job is the pay tends to be low at first but you can advance rapidly and start making a lot of money on the side as you get more experience.
If you’re creative and proficient in graphic design software, you’ll definitely find a company to hire you. This is not just a side hustle that will bring you extra money on the side only, it can also become a legitimate job that you can advance in and is a rapidly growing career in the world now.
Social Media Moderators
This is a perfect work-from-home gig that is compatible with needing frequent breaks in the case of an expectant mother. If you know the ins and outs of social media marketing, if you love all things Twitter, Facebook or anything that involves networking, then being a social media manager is one of the best ways to make money while pregnant.
Social media is now a major marketing component for most businesses and because companies understand the value of being consistently active on social media, they’re always hiring.
If you find joy in the proper use of commas, prepositional phrases, and every other aspect of grammar then this is the way to go, and yes! you can also do this from the comfort of your home.
The jobs are mostly brief in nature but there could be long ones, always endeavor to take note of sentences and also meet the deadlines set by your clients.
Do you want to have experience with children before you have your own? Then a childcare aide could be something of interest to you.
A childcare attendant will prepare meals for snack time and lunches, keep good hygiene, monitor the safety of the children, change diapers of infants and toddlers, and maintain records of the child’s progress, routines, and interests.
You will be doing this for the next several years, so why not get paid for it by looking after other kids?
Here is wishing you the very best and safe delivery to you.
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