Birth Story

The 3 Things I Wish I Had Learned Before Giving Birth.

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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Indonesian Doula & Childbirth Educator Advocate Zahra: Fall 2018 MSP (Doula Training) Scholarship Winner

Bebo Mia Doula Training

For the Fall 2018 Doula  Maternal Support Practitioner Program Scholarship at bebo mia inc we had some amazing applicants and are thrilled to present our winners’ submissions. With the help of some incredible sponsors like Olivia Scobie & community partners we were able to offer 7 Scholarships to our combined fertility, birth and postpartum doula training. This…

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Spring 2018 Doula Scholarship Winner: Laci Larson

Doula Training Scholarship

  bebo mia’s Spring 2018 Maternal Support Practitioner Program saw some incredible applications for the various scholarships that were offered. We are thrilled to present our winners’ submissions. With the help of some incredible sponsors like Olivia Scobie & Candice Tizzard of Stages Doula, we were able to offer 6 Scholarships to the very first round of our extended…

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Birth Of A Doula: Lyndsey's Scholarship Story

For the Spring 2018 Doula Scholarship submissions for the  Maternal Support Practitioner Program at bebo mia inc we had some amazing applicants and are thrilled to present our winners’ submissions. With the help of some incredible sponsors like Olivia Scobie & Candice Tizzard of Stages Doula, we were able to offer 6 Scholarships to the very first…

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Unplanned Pregnancy after Infertility – Part 3, The Birth

I guess I’m lucky. I get to share my birth story during National (US)/ Canadian Infertility Awareness Week and International Cesarean Awareness Month. 2 for 1 😉 I have already written about accidentally becoming pregnant after years of learning to accept having an only child, then being diagnosed with placenta previa. So now the only thing…

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Scholarship Winner: Jennifer uses her birth story to inspire her future

In our last Scholarship Winner post we talked about the whirlwind Spring 2017 we had! We had our largest MSP Class EVER, we launched another amazing course with our awesome friend & colleague, Olivia Scobie, the Diverse Families Certification. We are more than halfway through the summer here in Toronto and are excitedly preparing for the arrival of…

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Scholarship Winner: Hayden Connects Her Faith to doula work

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Here at bebo mia inc. we have had a whirlwind Spring 2017. We had our largest MSP Class EVER, we launched another amazing course with our awesome friend & colleague, Olivia Scobie, the Diverse Families Certification and we are excitedly preparing for the arrival of Natasha’s second baby and collectively our third #bebobaby. We have…

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Adventures of a NEW Doula

Adventures of a NEW Doula

You never forget moments in life that are “trajectory changers”. They are crucial and specific. They happen when you think life is just trucking along at a normal pace, when suddenly you’re thrown in a total opposite direction, almost as if you’re in a car crash, and spun around several times at an alarmingly fast…

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Mama Needs a New Vagina – Part I

Crappy OB + Skate Kick = New Vagina Ok, ok this may be a bit of an overshare, I have been known to do this sometimes, however, I would want to know about this if it was someone else’s journey… so, I am sharing the steps I had to take to get a new vagina.…

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My Thoughts On Home Birth

I chose to share my home birth story, and thoughts on home birth in response to this article: http://www.popsugar.com/moms/What-Home-Birth-Like-36487613 I have read this article over several times now, and every time, it seems I have a different opinion or a different flood of emotion. The topic of home birth can be a polarizing one, with…

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