Consulting Moms

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My 9 months old hates the stroller and it makes our outings difficult. Any tips, mom??

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Moms! I’m 22 weeks. My lease ends 6 weeks before I give birth. I prepaid and can’t get rent back. I don’t need help changing the fact that I have to leave - I have to leave this place. I’m moving out … more

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Anyone have a lovevery discount code they want to provide?

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Two week wait... again...!

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Looking for recommendations for a glider for my baby’s nursery. I can’t believe how expensive some of the ones I’ve looked at are!

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Those who have had implantation bleeding, was it obviously different than period bleeding? I never had it with my first two pregnancies but I’ve also never had an early period (two/three days) either… more

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Hi moms! I'm currently interviewing for a new job because I hate my current job. I just found out that I'm pregnant ( 5 weeks) should I continue with my plans to get another job or stay w… more

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My 13 year old just told me I looked great Humm I wonder what she did wrong. Also, how is everyone doing with working from home on demanding projects and managing middle schoolers? I am finding it a l… more

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Moms do you know of any charities in the Boston area that helps new moms in need? I have so many newborn/ new mom items I’d love to donate. Thank you!

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How do you and your partner balance housework and parenting routines? I’m feeling super lopsided these days, and my hubs and I have very different lenses on how this is going down right now.

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Opinion needed. 3 year old started preschool this week. FIL also works a different school (older kids). I think we should isolate from each other, at least initially since both our houses are suddenl… more

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Does Deloitte offer 2 - 4 weeks of Short Term Disability before the delivery date for all employees or is this only offered in states like California?

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There are way to many options for convertible car seats. What’s your favorite?? It’s almost time to switch my one year old but I’m overwhelmed by the options. I would like one that is safe, very comfo… more

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Hi fellow moms! I came back from maternity leave 3 months ago, at 50% and decided to make the move to the industry. Something I had in mind for a long time and started seriously to search. Some moms s… more

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I think my daughter has selective mutism. Any other parents here with a child with selective mutism have any recommendations on how I start this journey (books to read, tactical strategies, etc)

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Thoughts on telling your managing partner that you don’t want to go for promotion? What should I say to not career suicide? New mom here and just want to stay a senior for a bit longer. 🙏

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Does anyone have recommendations for OB GYNs in northern Virginia? Preparing for a first time pregnancy.

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First time mum expecting for 22 weeks now, found out that my baby girl has unilateral cleft lip during my 20 week ultrasound. What was expected from that ultrasound was just to confirm baby’s health, … more

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Tried searching here for this but I’m still super confused. My job gives me 3 months paid leave however, I can take additional weeks/ months with “approval” but not paid. Question, how does FMLA and s… more

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My 8-month old has been in childcare for 10 weeks and came home today with a bruise on his forehead due to another kid throwing a toy at him. This is the second time this has happened. Is that normal?

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Hi moms! We’ve been trying for a second baby for almost 3 years and I’m trying to come to terms with the possibility that it may never happen. We’re still trying (believe me, we’ve done every test and… more

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At KPMG, what was the process to get short term disability prior to delivery date?

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6 month check-in! How are all you moms with limited-to-no childcare + WFH doing? We’re still not in a place to send our 2 year old to daycare (probably not till next year) and I’m pregnant so we’re al… more

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Hi moms! Anyone experience lower back/butt pain in pregnancy? I only feel it in my left side. I’m wondering if it’s related to all the pressure on my pelvis and wanted to see if anyone has had it and … more

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Just found out I’m pregnant with baby number two and I am an emotional mess. I am so worried I won’t love the new baby as much as I love my daughter, or I will love her more than my daughter. Or my d… more

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Hi ladies - do you do a prenatal consult or meet and greet with the pediatrician of your upcoming baby or just book their first visit without meeting the pediatrician?

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I checkin on my newborn and my night nanny snoring who didn’t wake up with my knock or flashlight. I am a bit disturbed by how heavy she was sleeping. Am I wrong? Is this normal for night support?

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I apparently just dated myself with my 8 year old. I said - go put your iPad in your book bag. He looked at me and said what is a book bag. I said oh your backpack.

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10 months post c section + ab muscle separation. The scar isn’t bothering me but my tummy still looks so saggy I can’t stand seeing it. Any good lingerie brands out there that might cover and shape my… more

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How bad is it that it’s just Wednesday and my kids are on their second happy meal dinner of the week??!!😬

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Any moms here who have dealt with baby acne? Would be great if you could share some remedies.

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Maybe you mamas can help with my anxiety and nervousness I feel at times. 21 weeks prego, went for anatomy scan this week and all is good (minus slight dilation in baby’s kidneys). Because I had a mis… more

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My husband and I are from India and currently working in USA. We have been thinking about getting pregnant this year. However, we are nervous as we don’t know the medical process over here. Do I need … more

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Our au pair was a rushed pick because our past one had a family emergency to get home to. Then we extended with her for 6 more months because of COVID. She leaves us in April and I look forward to tha… more

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Moms, I had a c section earlier this year and struggling to do any exercises that involve ab strength. Any c section moms try PT? do I need to look for a special type of a phys therapist?

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Am looking to pick out a daycare (pregnant now). What are key factors to keep in mind (besides obvious health and safety)? Proximity to our house? Price? Large center or small and home-run? What do … more

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So we are in the middle of buying a house in the suburbs and our nanny just let me know that the commute will be too long. I’m worried about how my child will take 2 large changes, a move and a differ… more

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How often do y’all have sex with your husbands post baby? Has it decreased/increased/stayed the same compared to pre-baby life?

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I normally would never post such a personal picture, but this little heart warrior has been discharged and is home!

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