Pregnancy

Scholarship Winner: 5 ways Debra Guenther will advocate as a doula.

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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Birth Of A Doula: Lyndsey's Scholarship Story

For the Spring 2018 Doula Scholarship submissions for the  Maternal Support Practitioner Program 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 & Candice Tizzard of Stages Doula, we were able to offer 6 Scholarships to the very first…

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Spring 2018 Doula Scholarship Winner: Shanika Frater

Doula Scholarship Winner Bebo Mia

For the Spring 2018 Doula Scholarship submissions for the  Maternal Support Practitioner Program 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 & Candice Tizzard of Stages Doula, (more to come!!!) we were able to offer 6 Scholarships to…

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'Mom-up' Your Baby Shower for an Easier Postpartum!

A baby shower can be the perfect way to set families up for success!  I’m going to start this blog post by saying I love me a good baby shower. Oh, I love the gathering of women, the devilled eggs and the swooning over the tiny little baby jumpers. I had all of that and more…

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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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Putting “Sleep” Back into the Family Vocabulary

Ah, sleep. I remember you, you beautiful creature. I truly apologize for treating you so poorly back in my pre-30’s/pre-child days, because now you have become more elusive than a purple unicorn in a tutu handing out chocolate. Can y’all relate? If you can’t, well, I’m sorry but for your safety, we can’t be friends.…

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Beat the Heat with Summer Essentials!

Some like it HOT, and the summer countdown is most definitely ON like Donkey Kong! Just think about it…sun, surf, sand, a cool drink in your hand, toes in the pool, fun outdoor gatherings, and let’s not forget about Thoooose Suuuummer Niiiiights (I just know you grabbed a hairbrush and belted that out…don’t deny it!)…

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Are You Choosing the Best Baby Carrier For Your Newborn?

The benefits of babywearing are endless! Not only does it give you back the use of both your hands, it gives your baby a nice snuggly place to sleep. It truly is win-win for you and your baby, but how do you know what the best baby carrier is before your baby arrives? That’s a tough…

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