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Dyana Gravina

Far from being a career killer, pregnancy can generate a creative rush. Growing a baby can be an artist's most creative moment in more ways than one.

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When pregnancy happened I was completely taken aback. I was so afraid of losing myself. Professionally, I was exactly where I wanted to be. Pregnancy is so often looked upon as a career killer. Unsurprisingly, I thought everything I had achieved so far was about to disappear. How could someone who had worked tirelessly 14-hour days, curating arts and public relation events, suddenly be expected to give all that up in order to become nothing more than “a mum”?

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Dyana Gravina is an Italian artist, art director and now entrepreneur. She is founder of Pro​Create Project and a proud Mum.