shocking video 260 weeks pregnant lady
A SHOCKING TV ad has been screened showing the problems faced by a woman who is 260 WEEKS pregnant.
The public service video follows the story of legal worker Lauren who doesn’t have paid maternity leave so she’s decided to stay pregnant until her baby turns six.
The shocking advert has been produced for the campaign group the National Partnership for Women & Families.
It shows Lauren wobbling through her office with a massive belly as a narrator explains how neither she nor her husband could afford the time off work to have their baby.
“He used his vacation days caring for his elderly mother, so she’s stockpiling her vacation and sick days so she can give birth when her baby is six years old,” explains the commentator.
Lauren is seen in the video being helped out of her chair by a pair of men and struggling up flights of stairs.
The narrator reveals Lauren and her husband thought about leaving the US to find a country that has paid family leave.
The video ends with her waddling out of her workplace and a toy car falling to the ground between her legs.
“Using a hyperbolic scenario—a woman who has spent the last five years basically doing one giant kegel to keep a first-grader in her uterus because she can’t afford to have her baby,” writer Eli Terry told AdWeek.
“It made sense to get our point across. And if a 260-week pregnant woman doesn’t move people to act, we don’t know what will.”
Source : https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/2791199/hilarious-ad-shows-woman-waiting-to-give-birth-to-six-year-old-to-promote-paid-maternity-leave/