"You don't want to lose opportunities, and also, there is that thing in this industry of like, Well, are you giving up? Are you just a mom now?" Megan said. "There's this weird pressure, which also then creates guilt."
"You go to work too soon to satisfy those people, and then you have the guilt of, I shouldn't have gone back this soon," she elaborated. "Now I'm a bad mom. My baby will always have this imprint on them. I've done something wrong."
"The stress from both sides is really intense," Megan concluded. "Shame, guilt, all those things."