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Work and Maternity Leave
Scheduling an earlier delivery date might create complications for your infant
I don’t want to go back to work, but I never thought I’d be a stay-home mom. What should I do?
Ways to ease the emotional transition
The real costs of having a baby
What’s the best way to tell my boss and coworkers I’m expecting?
One father shares his fears about financing a family addition
How one mom managed her first day back a the office
Negotiating with your spouse the pros and cons of staying home
When money is tight, how to get the prenatal care you need
3,120 new moms tell who gets it, who doesn’t, and what it’s really like during the time away from work
Have a plan in place
No matter how nervous you are, your maternity leave is one matter you must address in a timely, professional way. By preparing for such a discussion, you can cut a good deal with your boss -- and...
Lots. Here’s how to buy what you need without breaking the family bank
What happens when Dad stays home?
Mothers-to-be often daydream about an idyllic maternity leave. But the realities of life at home with Baby can be a real wake-up call
New mothers often feel caught in a tug-of-war between family and career. Is a part-time schedule the answer?
How to make a smoother transition by streamlining your daily routine