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Push Presents – What’s this all about?

Oct 5, 2011
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  What is the deal with push presents (or gash gifts – for those who have had a surgical birth)? The tradition of gift-giving to mothers after they have their baby(ies) has roots in parts of Asia and Europe, but has gained in popularity in North America in the last 20 years. The term ‘push present’ was first used in 1992…

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Wraps, Carriers and Slings, Oh My!

May 31, 2011
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When trying to find the best hands-free way to carry your baby, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by seemingly endless possibilities! bebo mia is here to help you out with that. Baby-wearing is a great way to connect with your baby, and for him/her to feel safe and comfortable. Newborns love to hear your heartbeat,…

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Infertility Awareness Week

May 15, 2011
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Today marks the first day of Infertility Awareness Week. I know there are lots of days/weeks/months dedicated to various causes, but this infertility is very dear to my heart, and very much in need of some awareness. I know we have all heard the stats: nearly 1 in 6 couples suffer from infertility, yet for some reason it…

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What do you REALLY need when getting ready for your delivery day?

May 2, 2011
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Working with pregnant families, we frequently hear anxiety-filled complaints of there not being enough time to get everything ready before baby comes. We would like to offer some help prioritizing what really needs to be done. Your baby doesn’t know if she has a 3 piece bedroom set assembled in the nursery or that his Dwell bedding…

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Staying Unruffled for your 'Big Day' (& Always)

Apr 18, 2011
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We appreciate that when most of our clients get the 2 pink lines on the pregnancy test and immediately: a. move, or; b. renovate. Thus, their physical environment gets tossed into chaos and upheaval. This can make even the calmest person go a little crazy – not to mention that we do have some pregnancy…

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Why Me?

Mar 21, 2011
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If you have ever dealt with infertility then you are familiar with the question ‘why me’. After every negative pregnancy test, every loss, every failed treatment ‘why me?’ is the first question we ask. Why is it so hard for ME to get pregnant? Why is it so easy for everyone else? Why have I been chosen to walk…

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Breastfeeding: A Love Story?

Feb 18, 2011
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I was once asked if I had gotten to that sweet spot during a breastfeeding relationship where one “fell in love with breastfeeding”. I looked quizzically at this person as if what she said was the most asinine thing one had ever heard. In love with breastfeeding?!? Who ever is in love with breastfeeding? I…

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A Little Rum Goes a Long Way…

Jan 18, 2011
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During pregnancy…“drinking may produce a false sense of security and cause you to become careless about your health – to be careless about what you eat, to stay up too late or in some other way endanger your pregnancy. But if you are used to alcohol, a limited amount will do you no harm.” This…

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Heather Jones – Featured Doula

Dec 2, 2010
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bebo mia loves honouring exceptional women in the doula community! These women who are doulas work so hard to make pregnancy and the postnatal period memorable, calm and joyous for millions of women around the world. Let’s give these doulas a shout out! This month we have chosen Heather Jones; she has been a Doula…

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Safe Guard Your Home And Health From Toxins

Nov 22, 2010
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There are many man made chemicals that can disturb the hormonal system within our bodies that we are exposed to on a daily basis, some of them come from fuel, pesticides, cleaning agents, and plastics. Although these synthetic chemicals have made our lives so much more convenient they also have the ability to create a very unhealthy environment…

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