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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

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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

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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

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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)....

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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

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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

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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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