Having a baby doesn’t have to mean putting your career on hold. Though pregnancy and childbirth can create tricky situations for moms in the workplace—including legal, social, and practical ones—it’s possible to balance a successful career with committed motherhood. Allyson Downey has done it twice, and Here's the Plan is her playbook for success.

With advice collected from her own experiences and interviews with more than fifty working mothers, she lays out the essential information new and expectant moms need. Sensible, compact, and written by one working mom for the benefit of others, Here's the Plan. is the definitive playbook for new and expectant mothers thinking, “I’ve leaned in. Now what?”