Business

The Ultimate Social Media Calendar for Doula Awareness Days!

How many times have you woken up in the morning only to find it is World Breastfeeding Week or worse World Doula Week and you had forgotten all about it? Next step is, of course, to frantically start making/finding content to start sharing on your blog and social media channels so your birth/baby business can…

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Software, Technology and Organizational Tools For Your Doula Biz

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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MSP Fall 2017 Scholarship Winner: Tarina Jackson

For the Fall 2017 Maternal Support Practitioner Program at bebo mia inc we had a record number of scholarship applications submitted! Choosing our winners was incredibly difficult and in the end, we ended up selecting 6 winners. Two of the scholarships were sponsored by amazing female-owned businesses, Hip Mommies & SleepBelt. The other four were…

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To market, to market, to support local gigs

  My wife’s favourite thing to do is ride our bikes over to local farmers’ markets, art markets or other such community gatherings. She lights up as she cruises along the white tents filled with food, gifts and art. We gather our beautiful artisan goodies and cycle home…     There is something so wonderful…

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This One Thing Is Stopping You from Your Successful Doula Business.

Is vulnerability holding you back? Being a doula is an incredible job. We get invited into some of the most intimate and vulnerable moments of people’s lives. But actually being a doula itself requires an immense amount of vulnerability, and being vulnerable can feel terrifying. Not only are doulas vulnerable by some of the ways…

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Are you ACTUALLY inclusive? Put your biz to the test!

Have you ever thought about the kind of care you are providing? Would you consider your business to be inclusive to all families? Have you ever read an article about someone being mistreated because of their race, gender, class or ability and thought to yourself, “I can’t believe that’s happening today, in 2017!”?! Would you…

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Alumni in Action – Catching up with Maternal Oak Doula

Twice a year we, the bebo mia team, lovingly dubbed by their community as the #bebobabes, wait excitedly for the doors to open for our Maternal Support Practitioner Certification program (aka doula training). The 13-week program is taught live online in the Spring and Fall and attracts women from all around the world. Like coming…

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bebo mia sheds some light on the #douladrama

There has been more buzz than usual about doulas in mainstream media. Doulas are used to flying under the radar, known only by a very small percentage of individuals who are currently expanding or have recently expanded their family. Well, that all changed last week when the proverbial pot was stirred by a BuzzFeed article…

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