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How soon can you go back?

Posted by on Feb. 4, 2015 at 1:55 PM
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Do you really have to take 6 weeks?
by on Feb. 4, 2015 at 1:55 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 on Feb. 4, 2015 at 1:57 PM

Why wouldn't you want to take 6 weeks?  And most daycares won't take newborns.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Feb. 4, 2015 at 1:57 PM

Why would you want to take less? Your body needs to heal, you need to bond with your newborn and get feedings all settled.

alexsmommy2010
by Silver Member on Feb. 4, 2015 at 1:59 PM
My sil went back after 1 week. They made her talk with a pyschiatrist first. I went back after 3 but I had a basic delivery.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Feb. 4, 2015 at 2:00 PM

I agree... you need at least the six weeks.
The only people that I know that don't take the whole time are people who own their own businesses or people who opt for nannies. I am sure there are other instances as well.  

Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Feb. 4, 2015 at 2:09 PM

Physically I was fine within a few days of giving birth but since I'm assuming you're talking about going back to work and will be using daycare, you should know that many centers won't accept infants less than 6 weeks old. 

findingpeace201
by on Feb. 4, 2015 at 2:13 PM
Money. I need money. I can take four and DH can take two. I don't have fmla
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