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The Hilariously Different Thoughts Working Moms Have During Their First vs. Second Pregnancies

You only think maternity leave will be like summer break before kid one.

Nicole Beniamini and Husband

The writer, pregnant with her first child, alongside husband Gianfranco.

Courtesy of Nicole Beniamini

I’m due with my second child in a few short weeks. While there’s a greater physical toll this time around, the reality check my firstborn gave me has me feeling much better-prepared to become a working mom of a newborn again. I know way more now—perhaps too much—so join me as I laugh at myself about what I thought back then before I gave birth

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