Business Firms struggling to fill gaps created in the event of 'maternity continuum' of women employees Updated : May 14, 2018 06:49 AM IST Maternity continuum refers to the phases of maternity that a woman professional goes through in the event of pregnancy. 88 percent of women felt that in the absence of guidance and support from mentors, managing uncertainty was a huge challenge. The manager also needs to sensitise other team-members about collaborating with flexible worker. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.