Going Back to Work After Baby? 5 Myths New Moms Need to Know! by Jill Ceder, LMSW, JD

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7 years ago

Going Back to Work After Baby? 5 Myths New Moms Need to Know!

If you plan to return to work after maternity leave, don’t believe some of the myths I am sure you've heard! Here are a few:

  • Baby Loves You Less: You may have less time with Baby, but a bond is from quality time, not quantity.
  • Working Moms Don't Need Mom Friends: (Momco is a great place to find friends.) 
  • You Can't Continue Breastfeeding: It requires planning, but it’s doable. 
  • You Can Control Your Feelings: It’s OK to be sad to leave Baby and be happy to work. 
  • You Can't Do It All: Allow yourself time to figure out your balance. Prioritizing, not feeling guilty and saying no are keys to balance. 

You can do this!

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