Hospital birth

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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Now accepting Scholarship Applications for MSP Spring 2017!!!

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It’s almost that time of year again where birth is everywhere. The Spring baby wave will be starting, flowers will be blooming and we are all anxiously waiting for #ApriltheGiraffe to have her baby. Here at the bebo mia headquarters we are all hustling to get ready to welcome a new wave of students into…

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5 things no one tells you to pack in your hospital bag

You’ve got your hospital bag packed by the door, ready to grab when you’re in active labour. It has all the basics  and you’ll be especially thankful to have the following 5 items; these items are much needed but not often talked about. Olive Oil Many hospitals have a small bottle of this in their…

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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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A Modern Family: And Baby Makes Two

At bebo mia, our mission is to support the modern family. In this new blog series, we are featuring some of the modern families we have had the privilege of calling clients and friends. Here is Nadia’s story of her journey to solo parenthood by choice. I recently found an old cigar box from my…

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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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What to Do When Baby Arrives Early……and You're on Holiday!

    A few months ago, bebo mia hypnobirthing clients Hubert & Zara welcomed their baby girl into the world in a rather unexpected place..Montreal. They were out of province on business when their little one decided to make her entrance! Below is the story of how they stayed calm and made this surprising experience the best…

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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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