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14 steps to help you return to work after perinatal anxiety or depression

How to return to work after PNDA while ensuring your mental health remains a priority.

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Carolyn Hammond on no regrets parenting

Ever wondered about juggling work and parenting abroad? Step into this British expat’s shoes to learn how she does it.

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“I love my baby, so why do I feel so sad?” A mother’s postnatal depression story

Jacqui’s brave account of her journey to a postnatal depression diagnosis, and adjusting back to work after parental leave.

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“Finding my feet as a working parent”: Lauren Zammit’s transition tips

After welcoming a baby, Lauren Zammit knows self-care is essential to finding joy in the work-life juggle.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you on parental leave.
How to build your confidence on parental leave

Feel like you’ve lost your confidence? It’s a common problem faced by parents during and just after parental leave. Kate Pollard sits down with expert D&I consultant Michelle Redfern to explore the identity shift that occurs to so many who become parents and the steps you can take to maintain and rebuild your confidence.

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How to return to work with confidence

Thinking of re-entering the job market after a break? A career expert shares tips to help you land that dream job.

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How to relaunch your career after time away

So, you’ve had a career break? Ignite your career relaunch with these expert tips for re-entry.

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A letter to myself about my insights into work after parental leave

So, you’re prepared for returning to work after parental leave… or are you? Hindsight is the greatest teacher.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you on parental leave.

How to build your confidence on parental leave

Feel like you’ve lost your confidence? It’s a common problem faced by parents during and just after parental leave. Kate Pollard sits down with expert D&I consultant Michelle Redfern to explore the identity shift that occurs to so many who become parents and the steps you can take to maintain and rebuild your confidence.

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How to return to work with confidence

Thinking of re-entering the job market after a break? A career expert shares tips to help you land that dream job.

read more

How to relaunch your career after time away

So, you’ve had a career break? Ignite your career relaunch with these expert tips for re-entry.

read more
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A letter to myself about my insights into work after parental leave

So, you’re prepared for returning to work after parental leave… or are you? Hindsight is the greatest teacher.

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Do I have the right to return to the same job?

Know your rights: Australian employees who have been on unpaid parental leave are entitled to return to the job they had before going on leave.

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Why you shouldn’t take parental leave from volunteering

Thinking about ditching your volunteer position on parental leave? A working parent recommends thinking twice before you stand down.

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Thinking about getting back into the workforce after kids?

Thinking about getting back into the workforce after kids? Don’t hold back. A parent of six tells how – with planning and determination – she did it.

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Pinky McKay’s practical tips on returning to work and breastfeeding

Worrying about how to juggle breastfeeding and returning to work? Breastfeeding expert Pinky McKay has you covered.

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Resources

Practical tools and checklists for parents on parental leave.

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