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Birth Photo Blog – You Won't Believe This!

Nov 30, 2012
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WARNING: This post includes detailed photos of birth/crowning with client permission (and encouragement)   I dislocated my patella three weekends ago. One of the first thoughts that went through my mind was about my doula clients and their fast approaching due dates (my trip to Mexico coming up was only ahead in my mind by…

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11 Tips for Coping with Sleep Deprivation

Nov 21, 2012
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As a parent, 9 times out of 10, the first question you get asked is, “So, how is he/she sleeping” – or something to that sentiment.   Often, when you honestly shrug and say you aren’t sleeping well, or admit that your baby is still nursing all night long, there is an awkward pause, silence, change…

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Why I broke up with TV…and recommend you do too!

Nov 15, 2012
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I used to have a major love affair with the television, but we broke up recently.  Like most break-ups, we flirt here and there for old-times sake, but today it has hit me how I have fallen completely out of love, and I have to do the old kick to the curb. The good times……

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

Nov 11, 2012
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    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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How to Survive the Days after Halloween – The Switch Witch

Nov 1, 2012
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So, my 5 year old (pictured left) turns into a crazy, unrecognizable monster after even the smallest amount of sugar, thus making me dread the Hallowe’en experience. There is typically a mountain of treats that comes into my home which I would rather not have her ingest. I never knew what to do with this. She…

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She Gave it a Tri

Oct 18, 2012
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Among the fun and festivities of the fall, Thanksgiving, and Halloween, October is also Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. This is something that is so often not spoken about, as so many are unsure how to support friends or family who have experienced a miscarriage, or lost a baby. In the past few months,…

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bebo mia client talks about BREASTFEEDING!

Oct 13, 2012
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  Bebo mia was lucky enough to sit down with Deepa Maceachern, former bebo mia client and the mother of adorable 17-month old Andrew.  The last time we saw Deepa was just after Andrew’s birth– a birth so extraordinary that it ended up in the papers! We wanted to ask her a few questions about her…

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Preparing for Breastfeeding Success!

Oct 13, 2012
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  Congratulations, you are having a baby! As you embark on that little adventure called “parenthood”, there are so many preparations to be made.  One by one we cross the “need to do’s” off our list…. Baby Registry completed.  CHECK. Doula interviewed and chosen.  CHECK. Prenatal Childbirth Class booked.  CHECK. Breastfeeding preparations started…..Ummm….HUH???   In…

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Baby Wearing Fun + Craft Projects for Old Wraps!

Oct 12, 2012
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A Guest Post from Denina at Little D’s Baby Carriers: Happy International Babywearing Week!  At Little D’s Baby Carriers we are thrilled to celebrate this week with Bebo Mia.  We are offering a 10% discount to everyone who posts a photo of themselves babywearing on the Bebo Mia Facebook Page!  We will also be attending a babywearing walk in…

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Last Night a Posting Saved My Life

Sep 30, 2012
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Well, maybe it is a bit dramatic to say a Facebook posting saved my life, but it certainly did talk me off some proverbial parenting ledge. There I was, trying to nurse my daughter to sleep. I had been trying for over an hour. She was certainly enjoying herself, nursing when she wanted and then…

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