Rachel and I have been supporting each other through 20 years of friendship. From the very beginning we have shared a passion for wellness, maternal health and birth practices. This passion grew into careers for both of us. Rachel has been a naturopathic doctor, focusing on pediatric medicine and women’s health, for 12 years. She is also a birth doula, licensed acupuncturist, and mom to 3 children. I am a mom to 2 children and have been an Early Childhood Educator for 15 years. Together we started West End Naturopathic Doulas, a service that supports families in pregnancy, birth and beyond.
After growing our families and surviving the early years, we talked about combining what we have learned to inspire others and give back to our beloved community. The first Bump to Baby Show took place in 2014 at the Peter MacKendrick Gallery with 12 amazing vendors. It has grown to over 60 vendors at the Wychwood Barns and continues to be one of the most exciting events for families to shop, learn and connect with authentic and conscious businesses in Toronto.
We know what an exciting but overwhelming time it can be starting a family. We hope to make it a little easier and a lot more fun by gathering people who inspire us with their commitment to products and services that strive to be better for ourselves and our little ones.
Mira and Rachel