During pregnancy, women are more sensitive to harmful substances and conditions linked to their work environment. Some physical, chemical and biological agents can interfere with the development of the fetus and cause miscarriages of malformations. Therefore, pregnant and breastfeeding women are allowed specific protections aimed to protect their health and the health of their child.
The following dispositions describe the restrictions of professional activities for pregnant and breastfeeding women, in order to protect their health and that of the child.
The following people are available for all questions regarding maternity and risk evaluation related to pregnancy.
Organizational unit Contact person Department of Biology Chantal Wicky Collaud 8865 Department of Chemistry, Dean's office Anne Schuwey 8779 Department of Geosciences Anneleen Foubert 8978 Department of Physics Joanna Hoszowska 9210 Medicine Section Anna Lauber-Biason 8534 Adolphe Merkle Institute Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser 9502