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050: Babyproofing Your Career When You're on Bed Rest with Arianna Taboada

One of the biggest stressors many women have who end up on bed rest is how to continue contributing financially to the household. Whether you have to cut back on hours or take your maternity leave before baby is home or you take unpaid leave, bed rest can place a tremendous financial burden on women and their families.

On top of that is the fear about what will happen to their careers and their jobs after bed rest is over and baby comes home.

The solution? Start babyproofing during pregnancy! On this episode, Arianna talks about how to protect your career and job, whether you're an entrepreneur or working in the corporate world, so you can have financial and career stability after baby is born.


Episode highlights...

  • What is primary prevention and why it is key to job security after baby comes home

  • The importance of nonjudgment and compassion when you're faced with job and financial stress on bed rest

  • Do you know exactly how you spend your time? You'd be surprised where it actually goes!

  • Don't underestimate your ability to think and come up with creative solutions.

  • Just because you're on bed rest doesn't mean you've lost your brain!

  • Why bed rest is a public issue that everyone, including employers, should care about

  • The #1 question to ask yourself to help you keep anxiety low and come up with a game plan for your career now that you're on bed rest

  • The best skill you can learn right now is how to shift from Plan A to Plan Anything Else

You deserve support to help you be the best mom to your miracle!

Resources from the show...


It's not about figuring out how to do everything from bed but how to do less when on bed rest. (Tweet that!)

About the Guest

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.

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