GETTING BACK TO WORK AFTER HAVING YOUR FIRST CHILD

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After the delivery of your first child, it important that first-time mothers understand that there is likely to be some shift in dynamics in their work life. For example, a woman that runs a 9to5 work will need to either change job or find a new way to manage time for her work and her new role as a mother.

Motherhood can be demanding so it is very vital mothers see this period as a critical one. Here are some ways to help you manage the first few weeks to months after having your first child delivery:

Get a nanny: Due to the busy schedule of your business or job, you might not always be able to find all the time needed to give your child all the attention needed. In cases like this, you can employ the service of a nanny. When you do this, it is important you clearly describe the roles to the nanny even though they may have several years of experience. This may include the number of times you want their times to be changed or the time difference by which your child should be fed.

Put your child in a daycare: Sometimes, you have to leave your home as early as 6 am in the morning and return back home almost 12 hours later. Finding yourself in such a situation doesn’t have to make you quit your job. The option of having your child in daycare could be more helpful than you may know. Having your child in a daycare helps give your child the protection and care that they need. Also, it serves to teach kids some basic elements needed to enhance their academic growth.

Invite a close relation to your home: Some mothers are highly doubted as to how much a nanny or an outsider in daycare would treat their child. If you feel this way, you can invite one of your family members to stay with you and help out with your child. When inviting the chosen family member, you ensure the person is one who already has experience handling babies before.

With these ways, your job doesn’t have to suffer and neither does your child have to be deprived of the love and attention they need.

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