I am a working mom who is also a first-time-mom. I had 16 weeks of maternity leave plus 2 weeks of medical leave from my gynae stated that I was unfit to work. By the time I returned back to work (that there were some public holidays during my maternity period), my baby was almost 6 months old. Of course, I am very blessed to have a baby who started to sleep through the night by 3 months old. So taking care of her during the night was not really as tedious as I thought.