It's working for Amy P
"It was easy to make my own schedule and pump, but the time every day cut into my getting everything done I needed to at work."
There is no good way to keep a good balance other than to keep working at it all the time with young kids.
I made the time at work to breastfeed/pump because it was so important to me – more important than sleep, etc.
12 weeks, I felt it was too short and did not want to be back full time, but did not feel there was another option.
How to balance work pressures and family pressure and the lack of time flexibility that now was on both sides. It felt like from both sides there was little flexibility and the stakes were raised.
Yes, I have a friend who was pregnant with her first while I was pregnant with my second and felt I could help her navigate a bit.