How should I prepare for my baby's birth during week 13 of pregnancy?

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By the end of week 13, you're about one third of the way through your pregnancy! You still have a lot of time to get ready for the birth of your baby, but you can start preparing now by making arrangements at work. At this point, you may want to start talking with your employer about working through the rest of your pregnancy and taking time off for maternity leave. If you're working while pregnant, make sure that your job is safe for you and your baby. You may have to make adjustments such as don't sit or stand for too long at one time, and try not to get overly stressed. Talk to your employer about coming up with a plan for time off once you have your baby. There are laws that protect your right to maternity leave, so don't be afraid to ask for some time off.

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