Because of the in-person meeting, Claudia had to leave her daughter. After the call ended, she made a list of options, but none of them were very attractive. Therefore, she had to choose between her daughter and a career opportunity.
Claudia knew she had only one choice available, as she’d used up her maternity leave. She realized she had to go to that meeting. Still, she couldn’t know what would happen while she was there and her baby was at home.