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A space for pregnant lawyers to talk about all things pregnancy, law, whatever.
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I’m pregnant!! 🤰 it’s still early, but needed to share it somewhere! I’m so excited and hopeful. Success after second IUI.


Hi all! At what point should I start preparing to take leave (stop being staffed, obtain advanced coverage for existing matters, transition work assignments/stop taking on new big ones)? I am 24 week… more

Hello All! I am about 28 weeks pregnant and really struggling to focus at work due to a variety of pregnancy related reasons - headaches, lack of sleep. I’m easily overwhelmed and frustrated. I feel … more

Those with multiple pregnancies, how did they differ?

Overwhelmed, very stressed, and feeling generally incompetent at work this week. In the back of my mind I am also terrified that I’m somehow hurting my growing baby. Any positive words would be real… more


When did you first tell your firms you’re pregnant and will be taking mat leave?

I had to leave my previous job and I’m currently job hunting, but I just found out on Monday that I’m 4 weeks pregnant. Has anyone started a new job while pregnant? I’m worried about starting a new ro… more


Best law firms for working parents of babies and really young children in the US? I almost want to limit to birthing mothers because it's quite different for us than for dads and non-birthing pare… more


For those of you working from home, do you know whether your coworkers will be throwing a baby shower for you? I feel like without being visibly pregnant to most people (since we are not in the office… more


How far along were you (or are you planning to be) when you tell your job and why? I’m hoping to wait until at least 20 weeks (pandemic perks haha)....


16 weeks and so worried all of the stress I’m under is going to hurt the baby. Between work, my own scary (non-pregnancy) health stuff, the pandemic, my mom (who is a widow and lives alone, basically … more


If you have an offer for a new position, would you wait to tell them you are pregnant (and due in May) until after you accept, so you don’t jeopardize the offer? If so, how long would you wait?

Ladies, I commend all of you who are pregnant and lawyering on the daily! I am 10 weeks pregnant and haven’t been working much since I left my firm in March. I tell my husband every day “IDK how anyon… more


Welcome! Hope you’re having a healthy pregnancy. Thought I’d get the ball rolling and ask how much time everyone plans on taking for mat leave?

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