Back to Work After Baby

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Registered: 07-05-2005
Back to Work After Baby
Wed, 04-10-2013 - 9:53am

Any woman with kids knows that being a mom is a full-time job. But that's not the only job many women have. Today, nearly three-quarters of moms are juggling jobs and families. We reached out to more than two-dozen moms with successful careers -- from authors to athletes to top-ranking executives -- and asked them to share personal stories of going back to work after having a baby. Here's what we heard:

Work After Baby: Inspiring Moms-- From Actors to Athletes-- Share Their Stories-

Have you returned to work since baby arrived?  How has the transition back to work been so far?  

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Registered: 01-22-2010
Wed, 04-10-2013 - 1:42pm

I'm on maternity leave until Jul/Aug time (last 3 months will be unpaid) but I'm hopin when the time comes we'll be able to afford for me to be a SAHM. I went back to work 2 days a week after my first baby and found that difficult to juggle home life with work life, especially once I was pg again, but feel very privileged to be able to consider not returning.