Common to virtually every first-time mum, is the desire to show their new baby to the world. However, they also quickly realise that the mess associated with these tiny humans means both baby and mum are very likely to be covered in…well, something. Possibly lots of different somethings all at the same time!
Do you find that you have an increasing amount of ‘admin’ to do? Sometimes this can be hard to fit around family life and work can’t it!
Being pregnant requires you to be a bit more cautious about your actions and what you put in your mouth. You are eating for two people now, that doesn’t mean twice the volume, but it does mean you need to think about what will benefit both you and the baby – and of course what may not.
When I became pregnant with my fourth child I discovered very quickly that complete strangers were not shy in making a range of (mainly negative) comments.
When you’ve had a baby, especially if it’s your first baby lots of people will be asking lots of questions. It kind of seems to come with your new role as a mother – that you are on the receiving end of all of this.
Building an effective interpersonal relationship at work can form the cornerstone of satisfaction with your career. If you are returning to work following a period of maternity leave, or a career break even, this can be more important than ever.
I always think conception is an odd thing really. We spend what feels like a large part of our lives trying NOT to get pregnant, then a period of time TRYING to get pregnant, and then once again trying NOT to get pregnant.
There are a ton of issues faced by mothers when they return to work after maternity leave. Some of them, are familiar to many women, others will be very personal to your own situation.