Author Archives: Heidi Thaden-Pierce
Tips for Doulas – Anniversaries and Changes!
REMINDER: YOU WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL FROM PAYPAL SAYING YOUR SUBSCRIPTION HAS BEEN CANCELLED IF YOU ARE A PREVIOUS SUBSCRIBER. Five years ago this month I completed my certification as a birth doula! I can hardly believe how much has … Continue reading
Pregnancy & Fear
Five years ago this month I wrote a guest post for Birth Without Fear on the topic of coping in pregnancy after a loss, premature arrival, or traumatic birth experience. As Kit and I collaborated on it we discussed what … Continue reading
*Welcome – Start Here!*
Welcome, I’m Heidi – I’ve been fortunate to work with over 300 couples through my various roles as a doula, birth photographer, midwife assistant, and teacher. My family has relocated from Denton, Texas to Nottingham, England so I’ve taken leave … Continue reading
TED Talks for Birth
I’m working my way through this list of videos – let me know which you like, or if there are others I should watch! TED Birth Talks
Expressing Thanks | Tips for Doulas
Over the last year my work has been blessed by countless friends, old and new. I’ve been introduced to amazing families, wonderful birth professionals, and loving mentors. I try to incorporate my own branding into my business. It’s simple to … Continue reading
The Joy in the Moment
This photo makes me tear up – this sweet momma worked so hard to welcome her third baby into the world, and the joy and triumph and relief is so apparent on her face. Her little one looks a bit … Continue reading
A Doula Does NOT… | Tips for Doulas
While doulas are becoming more common, I am still frequently being asked, “What is a doula?” I’ve explained that here. So let’s talk about what a doula is not: * I do NOT provide medical care or advice. I am … Continue reading
Her midwife was doing her exam and about to weigh her and this gorgeous little one was just checking out the world and wondering what was going on around her. She was so bright eyed and beautiful!
Baby Toes Make Me Smile!
Those sweet, perfect little fingers holding onto momma’s hand just minutes after birth just captured my heart.