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Wendy Harding / Thompson

Pigeon Pose Emotions Doula Services

Website: http://pigeonposeemotions.com

Phone: 19024035451

Birth Fee: $600 to $800

Postpartum Rate: $25 to $50

Fee Details: 2 prenatal visits, birth, a visit at the hospital (if applicable) and 1 postpartum follow-up. More or less available to suit your needs. Virtual (online only) support support available as well for a reduced fee. Search "Birth Basics" in the app store.

Birth Doula Experience: 8 years and 40 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 4 years and 25 families served

Birth Doula Certifications

  • Madriella Doula Network - Certified Labor Doula
  • Stillbirthday - Certified Birth and Bereavement Doula

Postpartum Doula Certifications

  • Madriella Doula Network - Certified Postpartum Doula

Doula Training

  • Stillbirthday, December 2018
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 2 births and 1 to 6 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Currently no birth centres available in Halifax
Attends home births? Any Home Birth
Home births are simply amazing. Do one if you can!

Other Relevant Certifications

  • 4. Biologix Solutions Bloodborne Pathogens for Placenta Encapsulation Specialists Trained
  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • SERVSAFE® Food Safety Management Training

College Education

  • AA/AS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Adoption
  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Domestic Violence
  • Expected stillbirth
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Relinquishing mothers
  • Remote and rural clients birthing away from home
  • Single parents
  • Special needs babies
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Twins
  • Vaginal breech birth
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • End of Life Doula Services
  • Military families
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Stillbirthday Bereavement Doula
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Halifax Hospice Volunteer Past Volunteer Doula - Home of the Guardian Angel/Chebucto Family Centre Past Volunteer Doula - Women's Wellness Within Past Volunteer Doula - SHYM Program - Supportive Housing for Young Mothers

Languages spoken: English

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Client Testimonials for Wendy Harding / Thompson

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Jessi Aylard

Wendy was nothing short of incredible during our birth experience. We couldn’t have done it without her help and guidance. She very quickly became an intimate extension of our family during labour and was there for anything we needed. She was amazingly supportive, honest, and comforting. Before I even had to think about what I needed or to ask for it in the fog of labour, Wendy was there with the best support, physically and emotionally for myself and my husband. One of the simplest things that I recall so warmly from my birth is after many hours of holding my resolve, Wendy telling me that I could cry and still be strong. It was liberating and exactly what I needed. Wendy held the space for us to experience our empowered birth the way we wanted to. She never shied away from any situation during labour and was a pillar of strength for all of us. I am so thankful for our experience with Wendy and I would recommend her a million times over!

Posted 10/5/2018

Birth Availability for Wendy Harding / Thompson

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