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Kat Thompson

Embracing the Journey

Calgary, AB Service range 28 miles

https://www.embracingthejourney.ca

Birth Fee

$850 to $1075

Postpartum Rate

$25 to $40

Availability Remarks: Postpartum Daytime max length: 4 hours/day *Postpartum Overnight not available at this time*

Birth Fee

$850 to $1075

Postpartum Rate

$25 to $40


Birth Doula Experience

4 years and 5 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience

4 years and 7 families served


Doula Training

  • DONA International-Approved Workshop, March 2019
  • DONA International-Approved Workshop, November 2019
  • Doula Training Canada, August 2021
  • Doula Training Canada, October 2023

Type of practice: Solo practice

Clients per month: 1 births and 1 to 2 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: Daytime hours only

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals

Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers

Attends home births? Any Home Birth


College Education

AA/AS


Special Services Offered

  • Abortion support
  • Acupressure
  • Antepartum doula support
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Full spectrum doula services
  • Infant massage education
  • LGBTQIA+ Support
  • Miscarriage support
  • Newborn care specialist
  • Parenting consulting
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Satellite doula (for remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Sleep educator
  • Sleep support consulting
  • Stillbirth and infant loss support
  • Surrogates and intended parents
  • Virtual and remote doula support

Training Documentation

credential


Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

*Certified Fertility Doula *Certified Infant and Pregnancy Loss Doula *Baby Sleep Coach & Baby Acupressure Support *Birth Trauma Trained *In progress: Certification for Children's Mental Health *2020-2022 PR Coordinator on the Calgary Doula Association's Board *Volunteered with AHS Best Beginnings (support for pregnant teens and women with low incomes) & Images of Hope Gala (Infertility Fundraiser) in 2022 & 2023 **Bondable / Police Clearance available**

Languages Spoken

  • English

Fee Details

Expenses, such as parking & meal prep, are extra.

Service Area

Calgary, AB Service range 28 miles

Client Testimonials for Kat Thompson

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Erika

11/8/2021

Kat has been an exceptional support. Through TTC, loss, giving up on pursuing fertility treatments, and a surprising pregnancy, she has been a rock. It hasn't mattered if it was an up, a down, or an in between moment, she was there being this incredibly beautiful pillar of support. She is so kind and you know that her intention is always to ensure that you're not alone in your journey. She has so much personal experience and this field is clearly her passion and calling. 

When you have Kat by your side, it's like having the very best "best friend" you could ask for. 

Birth Availability for Kat Thompson

= Available. Calendar last updated: 03-28-2024

Postpartum Availability for Kat Thompson

= Available. Calendar last updated: 03-28-2024