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Working Parents: tell us what you think

Regardless of where you’re at in your career, taking time out to start (or grow) a family poses new and interesting challenges for even the most seasoned parent, and we at the BMA know that it’s important to feel supported at every stage of the journey. From navigating the nuts and bolts of your leave, to negotiating the practical and emotional aspects of returning to work, knowing where to turn to for good advice is not often apparent.

This is why we are currently updating the Working Parents section of the BMA website, where we hope to provide members with resources, guidance, and a community that feels relevant and timely for members at all stages of family and family planning.

Of course, we can’t achieve this utopia without the help of our members, and would like to start off by asking you to share one thing – an online tool, a website, a forum – which helped you to solve an issue or clarify a question around parenting.

Maybe you’ve been given a piece of advice from a colleague or a mentor that stayed with you, or perhaps you have your own advice to impart.

Whether you’re a new parent just starting out, or an old hand welcoming a new addition, we want to hear about your real-life experiences.

Post your links, advice and stories in the comments below.

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  • this is a very good platform for new mums! i am a new mum to twins (now four months old)
    i am very concerned on how i will get back to work and balance work and lifebecause i love them to bits and im also very apasssionate about my job.
    I would love to hear from other mums especially those who are working part time as i am thinking of going back to work atleast part time to make some money because expenses is a concern!