Returning to Work Worksheet

The first year after your baby is born is full of constant adjustments and learning curves. One of the biggest changes in your life may be returning to work once parental leave is up. This choice often comes with many anxieties and doubts, and we hope this guide to returning to work can help ease the transition.

Graphic by Chloe Chen
Graphic by Chloe Chen
Graphic by Chloe Chen

Resources

  1. Knight, R. (2019, August 02). How to return to work after taking parental leave. Retrieved May 14, 2021, from https://hbr.org/2019/08/how-to-return-to-work-after-taking-parental-leave
  2. 28, R., & From the What to Expect editorial team and Heidi Murkoff. (2018, December 28). Returning to work after maternity leave: 5 emotions and how to cope. Retrieved May 14, 2021, from https://www.whattoexpect.com/first-year/returning-to-work-after-maternity-leave-emotions
  3. Perry, C., Fish, Q., Mallick, M., McKinnon, L., Bryant, K., & Hillsberg, C. (n.d.). Returning to work after maternity leave: 10 ways to make it as painless as possible. Retrieved May 14, 2021, from https://www.workingmother.com/9-ways-to-make-returning-to-work-after-maternity-leave-as-painless-as-possible#page-2
  4. What’s really holding women back? (2020, February 19). Retrieved May 14, 2021, from https://hbr.org/2020/03/whats-really-holding-women-back

Claire Dowell