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When is the best time to go back to work after haveing a baby?

My daughter is 11 months old now

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Asked by angelsmom2708 at 3:08 PM on Jan. 9, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • I never did LOL

    Answer by gemgem at 3:16 PM on Jan. 9, 2009

  • Ummm, never? lol

    Naa, that's just me --- BUT... if I DID want to go back to work, I (again, just me personally) would go back part-time once my little one was in preschool & then full-time once he was in school. If you're just getting cabin fever, you could take on a part-time job or do volunteer work @ night or on weekends when your SO is home.

    I wouldn't put my child in daycare.

    Answer by Laura1229 at 3:18 PM on Jan. 9, 2009

  • I went back to work at 6 weeks part time then full time at 8 weeks. Dd started day care at 8 weeks. It's worked out great.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:30 PM on Jan. 9, 2009

  • My dd is almost three and I am still a SAHM!

    Answer by Tricia19 at 3:34 PM on Jan. 9, 2009

  • For me... Never. My kids are 30 months and 16 months. I do miss the adult time but I'm glad I can be home with them. I have a full time income from my home business so I don't need to worry about that either.

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 5:14 PM on Jan. 9, 2009

  • I went back after 12 weeks.

    Answer by Madge1428 at 5:19 PM on Jan. 9, 2009

  • If u can afford to stay at home with your little ones I think that is wonderful there is nothing better than haveing mama.

    Answer by mom2fivekids579 at 9:04 PM on Jan. 9, 2009

  • My daughter is 9mos and I am still not back to work. I am thinking of studying again and working part-time in June.

    Answer by BloomingJen at 4:57 AM on Jan. 10, 2009

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