Registered Nurse | Lactation Counselor | Sleep Coach

Now a certified Heart & Stroke Instructor teaching Infant & Child CPR!

The Mama Coach™ Calgary



Kate Macdonald

My name is Kate and I am a mama of three beautiful little people, a wife, a Registered Nurse, a lactation counsellor and an infant sleep consultant. I have had the privilege of working with babies, children and their families for over 14 years as a Registered Nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care as well as the kid’s cancer unit and in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit.
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My journey as a Mama Coach

“I’ve had three babies with varying degrees of reflux, Post Partum Anxiety, breastfeeding challenges, and major sleep issues. The Mama Coach programs were my answer, and I want to share these life changing experiences with you.”

Motherhood is an amazing journey of joy and challenges. Until I became a mama I didn’t realize what challenges that I would endure.

I have had many- having three babies with varying degrees of reflux requiring medication, post partum anxiety, breastfeeding challenges and major sleep issues.

Being a nurse I am not a stranger to working nights but the level of sleep deprivation you endure as a parent is indescribable and became unbearable for me. When I was pregnant with my third baby I heard about sleep consultants and that day I made a promise to myself and my husband that no matter what I was going to get help with sleep this time.

My son was three months old and his sleep starting regressing and he was waking up every 2 hours. Some nights I would have to hold him upright all night. I just could not keep going that way any longer. I hired an infant sleep consultant and I helped my baby learn how to sleep. It changed my life!!!! It changed my whole family’s life and it gave me my life back!

I am now able to soak up all those moments as a mama and have a feeling of presence with my kids. I am no longer just surviving and just getting through every day.

I was so thrilled with this life changing experience that I want to help other families who are struggling and decided to become a trained infant Sleep Coach.

I am determined to help you with your journey of parenthood and work with you to find a solution that fits you and your babies needs.

Please call or email for a free consultation so we can get started of finding your solution.

Our Mama Coach services


Do you have a child who won’t sleep?

Are you exhausted and overwhelmed? We can help. As an Infant Sleep Coach we offer a gentle solution to get your child consistently napping and sleeping so much better in the night! Lactation counselling and intensive support is included in ALL of our packages.

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Infant and Child Allergy Navigation

We understand the fear and anxiety around food allergies and my service helps educate and empower parents to gain control of their child’s allergies and feel more comfortable managing them.

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Prenatal Class

Congratulations on your pregnancy!!

The Mama Coach prenatal education was created by Carrie Bruno (founder of The Mama Coach) based on over 12 years experience as a labour and delivery nurse and lactation consultant.

Your class will be taught by a Mama coach- and we are all Registered Nurses and Mamas!

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Upcoming Classes & Workshops (Including CPR!)

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