3 things I wish I had learned

If anyone has read my story you know that my first birth experience was traumatizing and life-altering. Throughout that pregnancy, I was under the impression I simply needed to “go with the flow” of everything in order to have the most positive birth experience possible. I was naive, and I didn’t have a clue what…

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As a doula it is likely you have, or will have, clients who have conceived through fertility treatment. In many ways these clients have pregnancies like any other. Your client may or may not experience morning sickness, may or may not have a specific birth plan, may or may not plan on breastfeeding, just like…

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You may or may not know that all of our courses come with access to a cohort-specific private Facebook Group where we offer ongoing support and mentorship for our students. What you may not know is that we also have a public Facebook Group called Strategy & Support for Doulas in Business where we also…

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I have been using a formula to get families sleeping better for the last 5+ years, and of course I use the method personally as well. I have to tell people again and again, “no, I am not a sleep trainer”.  Some wonder if I, like many others, are advertising a tear-free bedtime solution that will not…

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Eco Baby on a Budget

What is greenwashing & why should we avoid it?! It’s important to recognize that a lot of effort goes into marketing products to make you feel good about using them but also to make you feel like you need them. Greenwashing occurs when false or misleading claims are made about the eco-friendliness of a product…

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Ah, sleep. I remember you, you beautiful creature. I truly apologize for treating you so poorly back in my pre-30’s/pre-child days, because now you have become more elusive than a purple unicorn in a tutu handing out chocolate. Can y’all relate? If you can’t, well, I’m sorry but for your safety, we can’t be friends.…

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Some like it HOT, and the summer countdown is most definitely ON like Donkey Kong! Just think about it…sun, surf, sand, a cool drink in your hand, toes in the pool, fun outdoor gatherings, and let’s not forget about Thoooose Suuuummer Niiiiights (I just know you grabbed a hairbrush and belted that out…don’t deny it!)…

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Recovering After Birth with Essential Oils Whether you are a new mom and have just giving birth to your first baby, or you are celebrating the birth of your second, third or 15th, one thing that is always on the recently post-delivery moms mind (beside that whole “caring for another human being thing”) is how…

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What do you really need for your baby?! We often joke that all you need for baby is a big bed and a carrier, but realistically, we know that getting ready for baby is exciting, and so is the shopping! That being said, we want you to spend your money wisely and avoid big ticket baby…

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Getting Ready for Vday with Aromatherapy With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, no doubt many of you are gearing up to plan the perfect date night. If you’re a parent, this might look something like a Jedi knight willing your children to sleep then morphing into Harry Potter, throwing on your cloak of invisibility and hightailing it…

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With the price of home pregnancy tests running at about $20 a pop, planning your baby can end up costing a pretty penny. Well, we love a DIY challenge, so the bebo mia girls started researching other options… heck, women had to figure out if they were pregnant before the days of digital home testing,…

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We want to talk seriously for a moment because this topic needs some care. Very few are talking about it, and if they do, it’s a quiet email sent to us asking, ‘is this normal?’ This is not something she can bring up in front of her friends or family. We all know that finances can be…

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Download your free birth plan worksheet & checklist here! Very recently we did a photo shoot and it just so happened our hairdresser was pregnant (our favourite kind of person!). She ended up asking us all sorts of questions and we asked her if she had a birth plan. She responded with “My what? I don’t…

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When a woman becomes pregnant, her immune system takes a nosedive. The woman’s body does this to prevent the baby from being rejected as the body sees it as a “foreign object.” The best tip for battling the common cold or flu virus during pregnancy is to avoid people who have a cold or the…

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