When do I tell them? (Heavy lifting involved)
Hi. I'm not pg yet - been ttc for 6 months now but my line manager is a friend - she is aware that we are ttc and told her assistant... she also told her assistant that she doesn't want me doing any heavy lifting because I could get pg at any point -- the assistants response was "well, if it's going to stay in there, it will stay - it wont kill her to do some lifting"!! - lovely woman isn't she?! What I'm obv concerned about is --- I don't want everyone knowing as soon as I am pg but I don't want to be lifting -- my mum and grandma had a lot of mc's so obv I will be as careful as I can.......... Any advice?
Your line manager should also keep the news from others if you ask her to, perhaps you could say you are being taken off heavy lifting for health reasons that you would rather not go into!
If the assistant is being awkward about it you have the right to complain about this.