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34 weeks pregnant - Montano runs 800 at US Champs
At Thirty-four weeks pregnant, five-time national champion Alysia Montano ran the 800 meters Thursday in the U.S. Track and Field Championships.  That fact that the 28-year-old former University of California star finished last in her heat didn't matter one bit to the crowd gathered at Hornet S...

 

Mother's Diet can Lead to Alterations in Her Child’s DNA
A new study, published in Nature Communications, has found that maternal diet around the time of conception can influence certain properties of the child’s DNA. This could have lifelong implications. The researchers that conducted this study weren't looking at the actual DNA sequences of the ...

 

Can peanuts cure allergy for kids?
Food allergy affects roughly 15 million Americans and 17 million Europeans, most being young children. At present, there is no known treatment or cure. However, oral immunotherapy (OIT) is a promising investigational therapy which aims to produce allergen desensitisation through graduated dose expos...

 

Certainly not 'Simply Orange' Juice from Coca-Cola
You have no doubt seen Simply Orange juice prominently on display in your local supermarket.  Many people choose it because they believe it is a less processed, more natural choice than other brands. Simply Orange is owned by Coca-Cola and a new investigation by Bloomberg Businessweek sh...

 

Are You Craving Sweets After Meals?
Stress, caffeine, and lack of sleep can all over stimulate your HPA (hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal) axis, the body’s stress response system. Researchers believe chronic overstimulation of that HPA axis can impair its function, leading to poor immune activity, memory, and metabolism. Calorie-...

 

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What we offer

GajGal is an expanding community of mothers helping mothers. Our motto “Get a Job | Get a Life” is based on the belief that for mothers wanting to get back into the workforce, finding a job with “the right level” of flexibility, empowers working mothers to live life on their own terms and better control their own destiny.
GajGal aims to address this “new reality” through four core components:

  • 1. Job Search and Matching tools to streamline finding the perfect fit for flexible work arrangements.
  • 2. Access to Benefits that in the traditional work environment have been provided by full time employers. GajGal helps to provide a critical mass of members to ensure access to a range of benefits options that we are continually working to expand and improve on.
  • 3. Working Mother Community to provide access to news, blogs and articles of interest and importance to working mothers and a social networking community that working mothers can interact with and draw on for support.
  • 4. The Entrepreneur Zone is for mothers aiming to start their own business and expand on the concepts of working mothers helping working mothers succeed.

Success stories

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Shayne Duke
“Using your Benefits link made it easy to select from a wide range of health insurance offerings and narrow down the various plans available that best fit my needs. Being able to make a side by side comparison of the details further helped me make an informed decision on a plan with great rates. The application is swift and uncomplicated”

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Amy Rogers
“ WOW this is a fantastic idea aimed at a true need. I have had a hard time preparing to go back to work after staying home with my two kids for the past 4 years. I am so excited to start adding my requirements and get started on the search. The Latest News and Benefits are an excellent idea. I would come here to read this even if I wasn't looking for a job right now”