The Ultimate Doula Gift Guide 2022

Written by Meg Kant The Ultimate Doula Gift Guide 2022 If you are a doula, or you love someone who is a doula then this gift guide is going to make your life a whole lot easier. We have put together a list of tried and tested things that doulas love both in their work…

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Four unexpected things that got my business off the ground

Written by Meg Kant Four unexpected things that got my business off the ground In 2015 when I signed up for my Maternal Support Practitioner training (aka doula training), I didn’t fully comprehend that I’d likely be starting my own doula business. It wasn’t until we dove into the business aspects of the MSP course…

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why parents of ‘spirited’ babies need support, not judgement

Written by Meg Kant why parents of ‘spirited’ babies need support, not criticism Some define a ‘spirited’ baby (also referred to as high temperament, fussy, colicky, difficult) as: a baby with some or all of the following traits: a high needs temperament; challenging to settle; cries often;  struggles with transitions; difficulty sleeping; temperamental feeding;  uncomfortable…

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not everyone knows what you know

Written by Meg Kant not everyone knows what you know Sometimes when I am talking to people out and about in the world I forget that all the information floating around in my brain isn’t common knowledge. As I am covering certain topics I notice myself not always giving the full debrief of information because…

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How Having a PMAD Made Me a Better Doula

Written by Meg Kant I want to start off by saying that having a Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder (PMAD) is awful. It is not something I would wish on anyone, ever. AND as I reflect on my experience of having antenatal depression/anxiety, I can see the ways that it not only led me to…

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Now accepting Scholarship Applications for MSP Spring 2018!!!

doula training scholarship application bebo mia

Some of you have been sharing your Spring anticipation photos on Instagram… watching little shoots of green coming through the ground is exciting and we are living vicariously through anyone who is not shovelling mountains of snow like we are in Toronto. We have to trust that we will see grass again soon. In the…

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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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Scholarship Winner: A Mama Adding 'Doula' to her Holistic Skills

Hello all! My name is Amber Dawn Tapley and I am the very proud Momma to one very wonderfully exuberant and enthusiastic little guy, Elijah River.  I have been blessed with his presence and I feel the wonder and weight of that every day. I have always been interested in holistic healing methods and am…

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Scholarship Winner: Steps to Motherhood Through Education

Hi, I am Amanda Russell. In my former life, I trained to be a school psychometrist – IQ testing, and  tests for learning disabilities were my forte. Then, in 2004, my sister and brother-in-law invited me to attend the birth of my niece, who was the only survivor of triplets. I fell in love with…

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It's Scholarship Time!

It’s that time of year again, the sweaters are coming out and we are pairing scarves and booties with our jeans. Well, ok that is not happening here in Toronto, we are still sweating away in our tank tops and shorts, but we are getting ready for the Fall programs. That means we have opened…

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Scholarship Winner: Army mama of two with huge goals!

  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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