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For the mama fish - when did you tell HR you were pregnant?

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10 weeks bec I was in a weird promotion situation and burst into tears while talking to HR and had to explain some shit. For the record, I got the promotion

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When I couldn’t hold my stomach in anymore. About 5 months

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I had to tell HR when I received the job offer bc I had just learned I was pregnant and needed to negotiate maternity leave. They were amazing and didn’t bat an eye.

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20 weeks or so

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16 weeks

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I had a little different situation as they were painting my office and I couldn’t be around it. Ended up telling them at 10 weeks so it wasn’t an issue that I WFH during the painting.

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16 weeks

Pretty early on. I didn’t want to run into any issues with needing to work from home, leave for dr appointments, etc. HR is the easy conversation - they’re not the ones who are worried about covering your work in a few months. 😀😀

Around week 23

15 weeks, and personally am glad I did early because I ended up giving birth at 26 weeks 😬

6 months.

A little earlier than planned at 11 weeks because another key team member had just put in her notice and I wanted to make sure we could get the appropriate coverage in time.

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