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Just had a serious fight with my husband about him not acknowledging that the way our nanny spoke to our 1.8 YO was unacceptable (“you’re crying for no reason”, dismissively and aggressively). And th… more

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New York moms, is delivering in Manhattan hospitals the only real option? I'm comfortable with my Brooklyn doctors affiliated with Brooklyn NYU, but I keep hearing anecdotal stories that the exper… more

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How do you manage taking care of your children and aging parents who are not financially sufficient? Both my parents and in-laws are not well off and I heard that social security and Medicare is insuf… more

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First time pregnant here. I have no clue what to expect after delivery. My husband and I decided to not ask help from our parents as they live in another country and don’t want them to catch covid whi… more

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Solidarity needed. My husband is struggling with depression, and I’m struggling with carrying the workload of two people at home. He’s seeking help, and is a wonderful human and a good dad, but someti… more

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Is anyone here in the UK?

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French mamas - Looking for help with a middle name. My father’s name is Pierre, so looking for a French girl version of Pierre. Is Pierrine still used in France? What about Pierrette? Other ideas? Mer… more

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I’m a single mom. My manager is 65 & no kids & once or twice has made offhand comments. Eg on Presidents Day she was angry as both I & the tax preparer who works in my team asked to work r… more

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I’m early stages of pregnancy FTM and normally not sensitive or emotional (unless tired!). But I’m finding people incredibly painful and ignorant- insensitive comments about births, insensitive jokes … more

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I was banned from the UES Mommas group for disagreeing with the admin over publishing an anonymous post (I wanted her to publish a list anonymously on my behalf and she disagreed but was extremely nas… more

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Lawyer moms- hoping for some quick advice. Working w/ a lawyer to serve demand letters after a faulty home inspection resulted in hospitalizing my newborn. The lawyer insists we need to litigate but I… more

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Any reliable tips on potty training a 3yr old and 1yr old? Tired of 💩

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Hello All, wanted to get some idea on the banks/companies that I should try for Full time employment openings, considering I am looking for full remote/work from home option for a BA Or PM Role.

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First pregnancy and been feeling uncomfortable sitting/laying on the bed when watching TV. Any recommendations on what I should do or things I should get be more comfortable?

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So we started trying just this month and this would be my first pregnancy if all goes fine. But for some reason I can’t stop thinking that I might be having fertility issues. No reason at all, but thi… more

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Moms with kids, do we get to keep this awesome pregnancy 🍑 after delivery or does it deflate too?

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Anyone here went thru amniocentesis? I am expecting my second and in late 30s and my doctor suggested I should go for it given my concerns. Is the process painful and do I need to take the day off?

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WARNING - A very long post, please bare with me if you can. Any tips or guidance on how to prep and hold a career aspiration discussion with your managing director? My managing director seems to reall… more

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Hi Ladies! I am currently 13 weeks pregnant & am due for a promotion in July. My baby is due in August and since I am high risk - I’ll be going on maternity leave at 32 week (beginning of July). C… more

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Moms, what are your base annual salaries, your child care arrangement and expenses, and number of children? I make 175k base, have 3 kids, pay about 40k plus taxes for nanny, 10k for preschool, and ad… more

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Perks of WFH life during pregnancy. Satisfying sudden brunch cravings on a weekday morning. Don't worry, I eat oatmeal and other healthy breakfasts 99% of the other days. Today was just a craving.

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Came to know today my hospital provides water birth facility and I am thinking about it. Anyone tried water birth? Can it be done with epidural?

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Mommies with nanny experience- really need your advice for my 6 and 4 yr old daughters! My 6 yr old has always been a sensitive and needing a lot of love and affection kind of girl. We started with a … more

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Anyone struggling with infertility?

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Anyone have recommendations for a great dentist and/or orthodontist in the Maryland/DC area?

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Best OBGYN in the Houston/Pearland/Friendswood area?

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Looking at the no. of law school classmates that left law to have families and never returned, I think there are some out there who’d be interested in working part-time remotely. I’m an estate planner… more

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Is it common to have a obgyn and a doula/cnm for pregnancy. I have a high risk pregnancy and already working with a obgyn. But I don’t want a doctor to be there during l&d just to ‘catch the baby’… more

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Moms with 2 under 2 (or similar age gap): did you get another rocker/glider when your second baby was born? We still use the glider in our oldest’s room every night for reading books & singing/roc… more

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How comfortable are your in laws with your parents and vice a versa? And how do you handle situations where they may be in close proximity with each other, I.e. first baby’s virtual baby shower? There… more

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Hi moms, I am a single woman, manager going for Sr. manager. I am thinking to become a single mom. Anyone experience with being a single mom and combining a consulting career? I have no family to fall… more

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How long did you wait to tell your parents you were pregnant? I absolutely love my mom. She is such an amazing woman BUT she has a HUGE mouth and know she would tell everyone before three months.

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Did anyone not have an office baby shower thrown for them? Pre covid, my office frequently had these sort of celebrations but since we’ve been WFH, a few have had babies without a shower. I myself am … more

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How is your transition from postpartum to work? I have been back to work for 8 months since giving birth and recently found myself making easy mistakes in a level that wasn’t there before. I don’t wa… more

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Any one know of any relaible no brainer side jobs that can be done online may be 8 hours a week? Asking for my neighbor who is a registered dietician who is a mom and looking for some extra hours whil… more

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Hi ladies, I just found out I’m pregnant with my first & couldn’t be more excited. I haven’t seen my Dr yet as I’m only 4 weeks but am reading mixed information online about whether coffee is safe… more

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Did your job change after mat leave? Going on Mat leave soon and manager is thinking of bringing in a new PM to handle my vertical and having me switch to a new one. I work on enterprise connecters c… more

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Moms, did you always know you wanted to have kids ? How did you know it was the right time for you? I am 30F; happily married 4 yrs ago and unsure when I want kids. Sometimes I feel like my intense jo… more

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My 3 yo woke me up at 3am after we had a "family sleepover" to tell me he didn't want to sleep in our room and instead wanted to sleep in his room. Cool. Let's go. Nope. Cue epic mel… more

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Is it a really bad sign if you have 2 miscarriages in a row?

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