The Benefits of Paid Parental Leave & How to Prepare for the Transition into Motherhood

Mom's Calling

17-05-2022 • 36 mins

Research has shown there are benefits to paid parental leave. However, there is currently no federal paid leave policy in the United States. It's up to states or employers to provide these benefits. Preparing for the delicate newborn and postpartum phase can feel stressful and confusing - especially for individuals who are self-employed, freelancers, or entrepreneurs.

In this episode, guest Arianna Taboada explains the benefits of paid parental leave for both families and employers. We also discuss policy, childcare and how to prepare for your unique needs.

Arianna Taboada is is a maternal health researcher, author, and owner of a consulting firm that helps female founders intelligently design maternity leave plans that meet their business model and personal needs. Her book is titled The Expecting Entrepreneur: A Guide to Parental Leave Planning for Self Employed Business Owners.

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