'I imagined my future differently'. Renee felt a 'sense of loss' when she became a mum.
Renee* is a happily married busy mum of two school age children with two part-time jobs.
“My partner Carl* and I were hopeful of one day having children but we didn’t expect to fall pregnant at that particular stage of our lives,” Renee tells Mamamia.
“It was a happy surprise and as a feminist with career plans, I had many conversations with Carl about how and when I would return to work after giving up breastfeeding.
“We imagined sharing the care and raising our first child and any future children in an equal household, where we both planned to work part-time.
“Our baby would fit into our lives and we could carry on ‘as normal’.
Read more here: https://www.mamamia.com.au/back-to-work-after-birth/