Pregnancy and medical career
The mechanics of pregnancy are assumed to be within the capabilities of medical graduates, but arranging a career around reproduction is a complex business, as is arranging reproduction around a career in such a way as to produce the best compromise.
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Law and Maternity
After a full one of year continuous NHS employment, mothers-to-be are entitled to
- 8 weeks full pay,
- 18 weeks half pay,
- then statutory maternity pay 
GP registrars must be over 29 weeks gestation at the end of the contract to qualify for maternity benefits.