Birth photography

Stages Doula and Photography Gives Back

We are over the moon excited to announce that Candice Tizzard of Stages Doula and Photography is a scholarship sponsor for our Spring 2018 Doula Training session. Why are we so excited? Because Candice was one of our first partial scholarship winners and now she is ready to give back! Candice is currently the owner of a…

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Heather's Birth Story

It’s a GIRL! End of story. Just kidding – I will elaborate, as I’m sure many of you are curious and it’s a wonderful story that I’ve been looking forward to sharing. I will preface the story with her name: Coral Beverly Poppy Jones. ‘Coral’ has been on our list for 5 years now as…

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Heather's Birth Plan – Better late than never!

Heather & Ken Jones – Birth Plan for Number Two!   People attending the birth (*potentially) – Ken: partner – *Caimen: son – *Beverly: Heather’s mom (there for Caimen or to take him away if he/I want) – Natasha Marchand: doula (Bianca Sprague is my secondary doula) – Christie Kavaratzis: primary midwife – Jennifer Gardiner:…

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Journey to Motherhood

We love celebrating pregnancy, especially when it happens to members of our team! While Heather is blogging here about the beginnings of her second pregnancy, bebo mia team member Becky is in the final weeks of her first pregnancy, and is capturing it on camera, thanks to Adriana at UmlaPhoto. Becky shares the story of…

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Guest Post – Carrie Duncan, Four Bees Photography

      Everyone knows that hiring a photographer is a staple for your wedding day, but what about for your baby’s birth day? While more popular in the US, birth photography is quickly rising in popularity in Canada…and for good reason! When we connected with Carrie Duncan of Four Bees Photography, we were captivated…

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An Imperfect Hypnobirth

When we posed a question about Hypnobirthing on our Facebook wall, we were met with quite a positive response from those who used this technique during their births. Our friend Adriana, of UmlaPhoto, was eager to share her experience with you. No two birth stories are ever alike, and we love hearing and sharing the…

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Birth Photo Blog – You Won't Believe This!

WARNING: This post includes detailed photos of birth/crowning with client permission (and encouragement)   I dislocated my patella three weekends ago. One of the first thoughts that went through my mind was about my doula clients and their fast approaching due dates (my trip to Mexico coming up was only ahead in my mind by…

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Brazil Chooses Cesarean – Or Does It?

Two years ago, I was blessed to witness the birth of a beautiful baby girl. Little did I know that years later, her Auntie would offer me insight into a world I have had a hard time understanding. Her name is Suzanne Shub and she lives in Brazil, a country that has the highest cesarean…

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