I’m sorry you’re struggling, Amy. It takes courage, diplomacy, and self-awareness to ask for what you need, which is to say it’s hard. If you’ve been hiding your baby for a month it sounds like you haven’t figured out how to ask for what you need to find a better balance. Not every employer will let you have what you need, but if you don’t ask you’re not even giving your employer a chance to do the right thing.
I asked. For me, Having It All Kinda Rocks. https://medium.com/@aniamitros/having-it-all-kinda-rocks-eb4fdef39a59#.ww8ivbmco