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Here's hoping new mum Lucinda fights the working mother's corner

Yvonne Hogan

Published 03/04/2014 | 09:01

Baby on board: Lucinda Creighton
Baby on board: Lucinda Creighton

Congratulations on the baby Lucinda Creighton, now we need you to ‘Lean in’

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Unfortunately for them, some women bear more societal expectation than others. Whether it’s right or wrong, the choices they make when they become mothers are not solely personal. They affect us all.

In the same way that reading Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean in’ buoyed me up and made me feel excited and empowered before I returned to work after maternity leave, seeing women leave high powered, influential jobs that they obviously love and excel at after they have children deflates me.

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