Bedsharing with baby: What They Aren’t Telling You About co-sleep

About Bedsharing

   Bedsharing with Baby It has only been for the past 100 years or so that parenting culture in the west – especially Canada, The United States, The United Kingdom and Australia – has been heavily influenced to expect babies to sleep independently. Caregivers expect babies to sleep in their own room in a crib,…

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It’s Time to Talk About Parent Sleep

Social media platforms, especially the vortex better known as a Facebook support group, have given (new) parents an opportunity to share their experiences, challenges, and resources in a way that would have been unfathomable in past generations. When baby insomnia a sleep regression strikes we are able to find support and #solidarity with just a few clicks,…

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Gratitude improves Sleep: A Surprising Connection

I have been using a formula “gratitude improves sleep” to get families sleeping better for the last 5+ years, and of course I use the method personally as well. I have to tell people again and again, “no, I am not a sleep trainer”.  Some wonder if I, like many others, are advertising a tear-free bedtime…

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New AAP Guidelines – Why We Need to Talk About Bed-sharing.

The American Academy of Pediatrics announced a revision of their infant sleep guidelines and all of us here at bebo mia are very happy about it. The updated safe sleep guidelines are moving more towards what many parents already do instinctually and it recognizes that when it comes to sleep, our babies often have different plans than we do.…

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Choose a Sleep Educator instead of a Sleep Trainer

Sleep Training Sleep seems to be treated as this dirty little secret in parenting.  If you are an expectant parent, you might be warned that babies wake up a lot at night, but you probably don’t think it will be all that bad.  Or if it is, certainly you will be able to nip it…

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Bedtime for Two? – Why You Shouldn't Plan Ahead!

“When and how should I get my toddler into their own bed?” “Should I night wean before the baby comes?” “How do you manage putting both to bed when solo parenting?” “What are some ways to get my partner more involved in bedtime?” “How do you make sure baby gets a good nap when they…

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Co-sleeping and Bed-sharing with baby


Elizabeth Boyce posted about her beautiful family bed this week and it has (re?)sparked the co-sleeping and bed sharing. Sleep is hands down the number one question we get from our postpartum clients and we always say the same thing…: Public Health Agency of Canada and the American Academy of Pediatrics Public Health Agency of…

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Do You Hold Your Baby Too Much?

Do You Hold Your Baby Too Much Blog

  Do You Hold Your Baby Too Much? That sounds like a straightforward question, right? There continues to be so much misinformation swirling around in relation to babies and their needs so we thought we’d set the record straight here. Do you hold your baby too much? Is that even possible? Doesn’t holding them too…

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Thankful: A story of gratitude from bebo mia’s sleep expert

 I have to share my story with you, and how proud and thankful I am to be joining the bebo mia team as their Wellness Coach and Sleep Expert.  It truly feels like I’m “paying it forward”, as this level of support just wasn’t there for me when my son was first born.   I’ve…

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