A great article on telling your boss that you are pregnant.

Telling your boss that you are pregnant can be nerve-racking in the best of circumstances. You’re excited, but anxious about how it will affect your job. Chances are, your employer is thinking the same and wondering whether you will return to work.

Experts say the key is to know your rights, to understand your work culture and to show consideration toward your colleagues.

“Like any other strategic business conversation, you need to be prudent about thinking about how they’re going to react, what concerns are they going to have, so that when you have this conversation, you can put those concerns at ease,” said Marisa Thalberg, president of the networking group Executive Moms.