Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

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

My daughter is 11 months old now

Answer Question

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

Level 1 (0 Credits)
Answers (8)
  • 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

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.

Next question in Money & Work
Work at home

Next question overall (Health)
tooth infection?

close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN