BIANCA SPARGUE (CEO of bebo mia inc and Baby & Me Fitness) is a badass queer entrepreneur and mom to Graydon. She lives in Toronto and co-parents with her partner, Alana. Bianca feels especially passionate about creating access to quality pre & postnatal care for marginalized communities. She is an advocate for mental wellness for the entire family, and especially for the birthing parent, after suffering from PPD in silence and losing her father to suicide in 2012. Most recently, Bianca elected to undergo a hysterectomy and has a lot of insight to share on her experiences navigating the health care system. She's got a wealth of information on what to ask and how to create a recovery plan that works best for you and your unique needs.
NATASHA MARCHAND (COO of bebo mia inc and Baby & Me Fitness) is a super talented creative genius that turned her passion for babies and fitness into a lifelong career. She lives in Toronto with her husband, Chris, and two daughters Sadie & Margo. Natasha is a pre & postnatal fitness professional and birth doula. After a long fertility journey with her first daughter, Natasha has positioned herself as a fertility expert. She specializes in working with families with a history of try to conceive through their pregnancy and postpartum period. Most recently, Natasha had a cesarean birth. She found this experience particularly challenging because she felt like her choice was completely taken away from her; she feels like the removal of choice from birthing people has a profound impact on the postpartum experience. Like, no one explains the complications of healing from a cesarean birth while trying to connect with your newborn.