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Tips For Going Back To Work After You Have A Baby

9. Bring Something To Remind You Of Your Baby
When my daughter got a little older, she'd always send me to work with something she loved and it made me feel so good to see her toy sitting on my desk throughout the day. Even though baby isn't big enough to do this for you himself, bring something personal that'll remind you of him throughout the day to help you stay connected.

As Gwendolyn R. offered, “I took one of my son’s socks with me and kept it on my desk. When I started to miss him I’d hold the sock and rub it with my thumb. It was something that I could do somewhat absentmindedly while still working, but it was soothing.”