PARENTAL TRANSITION COACHING
Empowering parents and setting them up for success through parental leave and their return to work.
Whether they’re preparing for it, or have already started their leave, we can help your new and soon-to-be parents navigate change with 1-1 or group coaching.
At WLM, we don’t just coach women on maternity leave. We coach anyone entering parenthood.
We facilitate transitions into paternity, adoption and surrogacy leave – as well as the transitions back into work.
The result of our coaching? Confident and satisfied returners capable of delivering high-quality work without sacrificing wellbeing.
Why invest in coaching? Simple. Because the results are beneficial to the individual and to the organisation. It’s a win-win situation.
When you invest in parental transition coaching, you can:
We partner with you to create effective solutions for retaining your returners
Improve employee retention and save money on rehiring (which costs £30,000 on average).
Invest in your female talent pipeline and tackle the gender pay gap by helping women and parents stay in work and reach their career goals.
Significantly increase employee engagement and performance as employees learn strategies to efficiently handle their roles.
Contribute to positive employer branding by showcasing your commitment to work-life balance and family friendly workplace.
1-1 parental transition coaching
Parental transition coaching is a specialised form of coaching that provides support to individuals as they navigate the significant life changes and challenges that arise when becoming parents while maintaining a fulfilling career.
It focuses on offering guidance, strategies, and tools to help new or expectant parents effectively manage their professional responsibilities while prioritising their well-being, family dynamics, and personal growth.
Parental transition coaching aims to empower parents to find a healthy balance, make informed decisions, enhance their skills, and thrive both personally and professionally during this transformative phase of life.
How does it work & what's the investment?
The coaching programme is designed to help expectant parents throughout their transition from the workplace, onto parental leave and smoothly back to work.
We meet for 3 - 5 coaching sessions of 60 minutes before, during and after their pareatal leave. Sessions are held virtually or in person.
Tri-partite coaching sessions where their sponsor is also involved can be incorporated in the programme structure.
Investment from £900 (excluding VAT)
Inspire an open and inclusive culture that benefits everyone.
For larger organisations group parental transition coaching is a cost effective way to support employees as they navigate the transition to parenthood while managing their careers.
This programme offers a unique opportunity for expectant or new parents to join a supportive group setting facilitated by experienced coaches.
Through interactive sessions, participants will gain practical strategies, emotional support, and guidance to effectively manage the challenges of parental leave alongside their professional responsibilities.
Group parental transition Coaching promotes work-life balance, reduces stress, and enhances overall well-being, ensuring a smooth and successful transition for employees during this critical life stage.
By investing in this programme, your organisation can demonstrate its commitment to supporting employees' personal and professional growth, fostering a positive and inclusive work environment.
Our group coaching supports your employees through the stages of parental leave at three key transition milestones:
Preparing for parental leave:
Packed with practical steps and advice, so your parental leavers know exactly what to do moving forward
Explores how returning employees can create empowered and successful returns with ease
Using our signature framework, we draw the participant's attention to the future of their career, helping them apply the groundwork to achieve their future goals and ambitions
Why group coaching?
By participating in group coaching for parental transition, individuals can benefit from shared experiences, diverse perspectives, peer support, learning opportunities, accountability, motivation, and cost-effectiveness. It creates a dynamic and supportive environment that enhances their transition to parenthood and empowers them to navigate the challenges with confidence.
How does it work & what's the investment?
Group coaching programmes include 3 90 minute workshops for up to 8 participants.
Programmes start from £3000 (excluding VAT)
Your next steps
Book a call to discuss your needs
We will send you a detailed proposal
Implement returners coaching programme