Moms in Advertising

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A spot for moms (and expectant moms) working in the industry to share their experiences and offer support.

Fellow Mom fishies, I just got two positive pregnancy tests in a row. I’m 40. This is my third. It took us TWO YEARS to conceive my second with medical help. Hubs and I literally looked at each 3 week… more

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Does anyone here know anything about North or South Carolina? I know that’s a broad question but thinking about grabbing a short term rental this fall and really do this “work from anywhere” thing up.… more

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Anyone have experience with Every Mother or Bloom method for post-partum core recovery? (Or other post-natal exercise program?) Wasn’t in great shape prior to this pregnancy so want to ease back in be… more

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For NYC moms of young kids, how soon will you be open to taking/sending your small ones to things like mommy & me classes, music classes etc?

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Do any NYC moms feel physical and mental exhaustion after months of Quarantine with a young child? It’s hard to convey to those with backyards/hiking trails/suburb life how specifically terrifying it … more

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What’s the best way to negotiate mat leave with a potential new employer if you want to get pregnant and have a baby before the 1 year mark? Don’t want to throw them off early but need to family plan … more

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Thinking about making the move to one of the big consultancies at MD level. Anyone have experience at Deloitte or Accenture digital divisions?

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Hi ladies, 6 months pregnant - any tips for constipation like natural pills? I read that prune juice helps but not sure I can chug so much sugar every day.

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What are your thoughts on domestic family air travel this summer? Planning to fly to Naples, FL for two weeks in July to stay at a family member’s empty second home. There is a pool that the kids can … more

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Will you attempt to stay WFH at least part time once the pandemic passes?

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I’m moving to LA with my husband and 6 year old. Does anyone know areas with good public schools? Thanks!

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Is it possible to push back on a parental leave policy? I work at a startup and they’re sharing with me the plan today (I’m the first pregnancy).

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Made ‘breakfast’ for lunch on Tuesday (pancakes), made pancakes yesterday for dinner and todays dinner eggs and bacon. My daughter thinks hilarious... I’m at rock bottom. I am done cooking every meal.… more

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I’m planning to take a few months (3.5) of maternity leave. Curious - did you find you had any energy / interest in doing anything work related during that time? I was considering taking a remote prof… more

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Who still follows a schedule for their kids during lockdown? We started one with the best of intentions, but lately our house is like lord of the flies.

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If you got a job offer and were under 12 weeks pregnant, would you say anything? I’m not pregnant (or currently employed haha) but i just did ivf and am considering doing my transfer next month, so th… more

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Pregnant for the first time (9wks). Any watch-outs or professional advice yall could share? (i.e.when to tell your partner / boss / hr)? Things you wish you did differently?

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Does anyone feel like they’ve had more empathetic leadership from female vs. male bosses during the pandemic while WFH with kids? I work for an all-male team and am feeling super discouraged. Wonderin… more

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Any single mamas have co-parenting advice? I’m just starting this journey and hoping for her sake to have this be as smooth a transition as possible.

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