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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  Hi everyone! My name is Brianna. I live in beautiful Nanaimo, BC but am originally from Montreal, QC. I am a mother to a beautiful little girl named Ayla who is 2.5 years old now, she keeps me very busy! We love spending our time outdoors hiking, swimming exploring and being with family. I’ve…

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  Hi everyone! First I just wanted to say how excited and thankful I am to have received this scholarship and enroll in the Maternal Support Practitioner Program . This has been on my heart and mind recently, so when this opportunity presented itself, it just felt meant to be. My name is Miranda and I…

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I’m Ashley – a mother, wife, and DOULA! I’m living in a rural town in Nova Scotia where I work part-time as the prenatal & postpartum support person at the local Family Resource Centre. I have an adorable, intelligent, hilarious “threenager” (her name is Luna!) and a husband, whom I’ve loved since I first laid…

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Menstrual cramps are probably the number one reason why many women hate their periods.  Menstrual cramps are caused by the contractions of the uterus as it breaks down the uterine lining and expels the menstrual blood through the cervix. Also, many hormonal changes affect the position, height and texture of your cervix, sometimes causing extreme sensitivity in the inside…

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  Meet Brittany – A retired military mama who is a single mom of two with huge goals with her scholarship!  Hello! My name is Brittany, and I am one of the scholarship winners. First off, I am so blessed and honored to have been chosen. Right now, I just couldn’t afford to pay for the…

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My Boobs, My Babies Here’s the thing, I never intended to breastfeed one child past a year, let alone two at one time, but as soon as I became a mother to my first son, I knew our breastfeeding journey would last for what feels like a life time.   My boys, Nolan and Cody,…

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“So, Emily.  What do you do for work?” Depending on where I am, who I am speaking with, and my level of patience at the time, the answer to this question can take many forms.  My husband is in the academic world so typically the inquirer is himself (sometimes herself) a student of philosophy.  In…

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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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