Author Archives: Heidi Thaden-Pierce

Welcome Baby R!

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Welcome Baby R!

There are so many sweet photos from this little one’s arrival, so I’ll have to share another post to introduce you to her welcoming committee. 🙂

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Lactation Smoothie (Good for Any Momma, Pregnant or Postpartum)

Lactation cookies are yummy, but not exactly the healthiest option. Energy balls are also great for lactation – and healthier, but you may not want to be eating those all the time either. (There’s also a granola bar lactation recipe … Continue reading

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Welcome Baby J!

The tiny details – the peach fuzz on her ear, those itty bitty nails, the sweet cheeks and bright eyes… isn’t she perfect???

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Comfort Measures | Tips for Doulas

Originally posted May 2011, updated December 2015. Notes from the book & my own thoughts in addition to help laboring mommas from The Labor Progress Handbook, – Change positions every 30 minutes. Even something as simple as switching sides if … Continue reading

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Sweet Baby Juniper

Words cannot do justice to describe this beautiful family & the gorgeous images their photographer captured, so I’ll just say how much I loved being their doula & sharing part of their journey! (Monica from A Sacred Project is responsible … Continue reading

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Midwife Katie & Prenatal Visit

It’s always fun to attend a prenatal visit with a (repeat!) client and even more so when the midwife is a friend! I’m so excited to greet this little one soon – and you can see how excited the big … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek – My First Three-Peat!!

When editing birth photos there are many times when I see an image and it takes my breath away – I’m just so in awe of the sacred moments I’m able to witness, and these beautiful families welcoming their child. … Continue reading

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Baby Essentials & Not

(This is from our family blog, we’ve been asked what sorts of things we thought were crucial and what we ended up not using with our six babies. Here you go! Disclosure, some of these links are affiliate links and … Continue reading

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Writing the Story of Your Baby’s Birth

During the childbirth class I help teach we encourage parents to write up their thoughts soon after the birth – whether it’s a detailed journal entry, a letter to their child, or just their random thoughts about what happened. So … Continue reading

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