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Moms Share Their Truths About Maternity Leave

3. It Was Lonely
"I took a little over three months and it was the perfect amount of time. My partner took two weeks but we had family in at the same time, so it was a bit overwhelming. I don't have a lot of family around, so it did get lonely. Breastfeeding and constant exhaustion helped with that but after about two months of it, I was ready to go back to work." -Brandy G.