Maternity leave is possible as an entrepreneur and our guest, Arianna Toboada, helps soon-to-be mothers prepare, plan and achieve a successful time off in their business.
Arianna is a maternal health consultant who works with experienced entrepreneurs who are becoming first time mothers, helping them customize their maternity leave plan and return to work. She is deeply committed to providing on-going, multi-faceted support that meets the professional, physical, mental, social, and emotional needs of entrepreneurs as they babyproof their business and navigate new motherhood.
Prior to her consulting practice, Arianna worked on maternal health issues for over a decade as a health educator, a social worker in a mental health clinic, a reproductive health researcher, and a yoga therapist. She draws from her expertise as a maternal health professional, combined with her experience as a business owner and mother, to provide highly personalized services so expecting entrepreneurs have the tools and information they need to make decisions and take action when it comes to balancing their business with a new baby.
Arianna lives, works, and plays with her family in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
IN THIS EPISODE
3:42 Arianna shares how she works with entrepreneurs who are preparing for maternity leave and figuring out what needs to happen in their business before they can take maternity leave.
4:46 She believes maternity leave is possible and can happen successfully as an entrepreneur.
6:31 There are seasons of business. There is hustle and there is time to sit back and reap the rewards of your hard work. During maternity leave, you want to be completely present.
9:00 What and who Arianna serves and what it looks like to work with her.
11:16 The unique ability that entrepreneurs have to transition slowly into maternity leave and transition back into work that happens in the traditional 9-5.
15:03 Arianna’s personal story of how she had overcome a block to turn herself into a client when she became pregnant. She had to realize that her business wouldn’t grow during her maternity time and how she turned the energy from growing her business to growing her family.
22:15 Her goal in prioritizing business or family in each situation and trusting your gut and tuning in on maintaining balance.
23:52 What it looks like for Arianna’s clients financially. What their concerns are and how she walks through the money planning with them.
30:42 Facing uncertainties and unknowns in business. How Arianna helps her clients develop strategies and a powerful mindset to get through different pivots and shifts in their business.
33:57 Arianna’s message for pregnant entrepreneurs. Having a strong support network will never be a bad thing. Figure out who you need in your support system, know what the gaps are in your support network and work to fill those. A resource is available for where you can go if you feel isolated as a new mom.
- Maternity leave is possible and can happen successfully as an entrepreneur.
- During maternity leave, you want to be completely present.
- There’s a mindset around handing over the reigns in your business while you’re on maternity leave.
- Integrating motherhood with the professional identity Arianna has established.
- What it looks like for Arianna’s clients financially.
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