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Real Stories

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

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“How I navigated my IVF journey while working full-time”

Do you tell your employer you’re going through IVF or keep it to yourself? A woman’s experience navigating IVF and work.

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A tale of two households: “How we created a co-parenting relationship”

It’s the ultimate collaboration: sharing parenting of a child across two homes. Two parents explain how they make it work.

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Ryan and Ray’s surrogacy journey

They’re expecting! Ryan and Ray share their emotional journey to parenthood through international surrogacy.

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One family’s heartwarming adoption journey

Gap Inc.’s Lisa Adukia is mother to an adopted daughter, Madeline, and caregiver to her mother, 90 miles away.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you as an expecting parent.

The perfect out of office parental leave message

Whether you want to stay in contact with work or totally disconnect on parental leave, these email templates have you covered.

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“A letter of thanks to my employer for supporting my parental leave”

A working parent’s first time taking parental leave offers up plenty of lessons in time for the arrival of a new baby.

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Hands off my bump: Some workplace etiquette please!

Expecting a baby, or know someone who is? Here’s how you can handle unsolicited gestures at work when you’re expecting, and what not to do or say to your expecting colleagues.

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Have a break… have a KIT day!

Planning or on parental leave? Keep in touch with your workplace on your own terms with keeping in touch (KIT) days.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you as an expecting parent.

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The perfect out of office parental leave message

Whether you want to stay in contact with work or totally disconnect on parental leave, these email templates have you covered.

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“A letter of thanks to my employer for supporting my parental leave”

A working parent’s first time taking parental leave offers up plenty of lessons in time for the arrival of a new baby.

read more
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Hands off my bump: Some workplace etiquette please!

Expecting a baby, or know someone who is? Here’s how you can handle unsolicited gestures at work when you’re expecting, and what not to do or say to your expecting colleagues.

read more
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Have a break… have a KIT day!

Planning or on parental leave? Keep in touch with your workplace on your own terms with keeping in touch (KIT) days.

read more
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Managers, how to retain your high performers through pregnancy and parental leave

How our leaders manage the ‘big moments’ in our lives matters… enormously! Senior leader and mum-of-two Merav Bloch knows two sides of the same coin. Here, she shares her tips.

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How to find out about your organisation’s parental leave policy without giving away you’re pregnant

How do you find out what your organisation’s parental leave policy is without giving away you’re pregnant? This is what you and need to know.

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What if my parental leave replacement is better than me?

What if my parental leave replacement is better than me? Going on parental leave and experiencing the replacement blues? These tips might help.

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#1 tip for expecting parents: Complete your parental leave plan

Counting down the days until parental leave? Have you prepared a parental leave plan? All your details laid out in one place.

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Resources

Practical tools and checklists for expecting parents.

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The perfect out of office parental leave message

Whether you want to stay in contact with work or totally disconnect on parental leave, these email templates have you covered.

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Your go-to list of resources to help you through parental leave and returning to work

Expecting? All the information you’ll need to help you navigate your career through parental leave and returning to work.

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Negotiating the length of parental leave with your employer, shorten or extend it

Preparing to negotiate the length of your parental leave? Start by understanding your obligations for letting your employer know.

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How to claim your government paid parental leave

Accessing Parental Leave Pay can help ease the financial burden of having a baby. Here are the steps you need to take to claim.

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