Tag: pregnancy

Can I Lose My Contract If I Get Pregnant?

I’m a contemporary dancer, and I’m nervous about trying to get pregnant since I can’t predict if it might happen during the middle of the season. We have a union contract that is supposed to protect us. But I’m scared because several of my colleagues’ contracts weren’t renewed for no particular reason. Having a big […]

How to Time Motherhood with a Ballet Career

I feel torn about taking time off from dance to have a child. I’m married and my biological clock is ticking. I just don’t know what age to take the leap for the health of the child. —Would-Be Mother, San Francisco, CA In addition to the baby’s health, there’s also your health to consider when […]