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15Maternity Leave Or Permanent Leave?

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For a lot of working moms, they have a tough time deciding on whether or not they want to take a maternity leave or a permanent leave. And who can blame them? Almost every mother will tell you that they would rather stay home and enjoy all of the special

cuddles and moments with their child then go back to work. But there’s always one problem that gets in the way for moms and their stay-at-home dreams: money. Or rather, the lack of.

Now, let’s keep one thing in mind: stay-at-home motherhood isn’t for everyone. There are a lot of mothers who are itching to get back to work just because they can’t stand the feeling that comes with having cabin fever. That’s when you need to decide early on: do you want to just take a maternity leave or a permanent leave?

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