New job-First baby?? - page 2

Okay, I don't know why this matters so much but here goes... I just started at the hospital in May and I LOVE my job, but I am newly married and really want to start a family. I have decided to go... Read More

  1. by   colleen10
    Oh, they definately have done this but it is so hard to prove these things.

    Having worked in HR and for President's of companies it is sad the things I have seen.

  2. by   researchrabbit
    Some things are more important than work.

    Family friendly jobs are out there, but you have to look...

    During the summer or on school holidays, sometimes my kids came to work with me (I do not work on a hospital floor). Sometimes my coworkers brought theirs, too. We all took leave as needed when kids were sick, had things at school we had to go to or whatever. I was even able to breastfeed my children on demand (the caregiver was close enough that I could go, breastfeed, and get back in 45 minutes).

    This worked because the department I worked for put family ahead of work. It also worked because our group worked well together and we all filled in for each other as needed.