These days, most women don't find splitting their lives between playground, baby yoga, the washing machine and the kitchen to be entirely fulfilling in the long term.
They often feel some desire for different tasks, affirmation and professional challenges. And for many, there are also the financial benefits of having a job to consider.
Internal factors, such as the willingness to let other people look after your child, and external factors, such as the family's circumstances, all influence a woman’s decision as to whether or not to work or stay at home once she’s had children.
So if you’ve recently had a child, or if it’s been a few years and you’re weighing your options, take our test to find out: Are you ready to get back to work?