LGBTQ

Kindness And Comfort Through The Power In Community: MSP Spring 2019 Scholarship Winner

For the Spring 2019 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 8  full Scholarships and 8 partial Scholarships to our combined fertility, birth…

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My abusive relationship with my uterus – Part III

See Part II here The Pre-Op Well, it is pre-op day. Alana and I walk over to the hospital and chat about my fabulous lunch date I had just had with my friend Natalie. Natalie is brilliant and a quiet & sweetly fierce and radical feminist and her energy was the perfect fix for my…

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My abusive relationship with my uterus – Part II

See Part I here. The Diagnosis & Prognosis I am sick with worry as Alana and I go to the appointment this week. I am so sure I am going to find out I have cancer and I go to the worst case scenario. My community of women that love the shit out of me…

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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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Pride & Preschoolers

Yesterday I noticed these two pictures hanging in my 4 year old’s Jr. Kindergarten classroom. One poster reads ‘Love has no gender’ with ‘safe and positive space’ to the bottom left. The other was actually a 2SLGBTQQIA poster contest for the older kids in the school, the poster says ‘Pride to me means to be…

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LGBTQ Fertility Awareness Week!

There has been an interesting shift in the modern family in the last decade or two, particularly in the last few years. According to Census Canada, same sex marriage has almost tripled in the last 5 years! The 2011 census found that there was 64,575 same-sex couple families. Now, not to say all these couples…

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