For all working moms - how far before your due date do you plan to stop working?
For my first pregnancy I worked up until the day of labor, and it kind of felt like it only added stress to the whole situation. I wanted to maximize my maternity leave time, so that 100% was with the baby, but I'm considering stopping a week early to prepare, relax and fully disconnect from work (I'm bad at that) this time. I want to begin teeing this up with my manager (maybe they will let me pull from my Paid Time Off instead). I'm also trying to figure out a working remotely option towards the end given that I commute from NJ to NYC (and am afraid of getting stuck in traffic in labor), but that's a whole separate convo.
What are the rest of you planning to do?
(edited for clarity)