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  1. Elizabeth Warren started teaching at Riverdale Elementary in New Jersey in 1970. By the end of the school year, she was fired due to her pregnancy with her daughter Amelia. Five years later son Alex came along. Warren eventually went back to teaching and got a law degree.
  2. Back then, pregnant women had practically no rights. Employers would often ask very personal questions about birth control or their sex life to find out if the women they wanted to hire were likely to get pregnant so they could avoid having to fire them later.
  3. As more women entered the workforce in the 1970s, productivity in the United States got a huge boost. However, their participation in the workforce peaked in 1999. Lack of support for pregnant and working mothers was one of the main reasons. This problem was exclusive to America.
  4. Like so many women, Warren struggled to balance childcare and career. Daycares had long waiting lists or were overpriced, so the options were limited. At one point, Warren almost had to quit working but luckily her aunt moved in with her to help.
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