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12 Weeks Off Work Without Pay: How I’m Preparing for Maternity Leave

written by: Catherine Hiles, taken from www.thepennyhoarder.com   Only 12% of American workers are elibigle to take 12 weeks of paid leave through their employer. Unfortunately, I am not one of them. In 2015 – after the birth of my daughter, Rose – I was able to take seven full weeks off. I negotiated with my employer to work part time …

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Best Baby Products of 2018

Every parent has a few baby products they absolutely can’t live without—gear they’d choose to take on a desert island instead of a lifetime supply of chocolate. We asked Babylist families to fill us in on their three must-have baby products. Thousands of parents nominated hundreds of products, which we analyzed to create this list. And with no further ado, …

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My maternity checklist: Essentials for hospital and after

If your new baby’s nearly here, it’s time to get your hospital bag ready. Here’s a new baby checklist so you can take all the essentials to hospital with you – and make sure you’ve got the baby basics in place for when you get back home. Baby essentials 3-6 sleep suits, depending on how long you think you’ll stay …

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