Celebrating VBA2C success

Celebrating VBA2C Success I haven’t forgotten how wonderful it was to have Heidi with my husband and I while we labored for 30 hrs until Emma made her entrance into this world. What I recall most is Heidi’s quiet confidence… she knows her stuff and I can attest to that. Heidi answered all my questions and […]

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Nashville prenatal henna + photoshoot package

Pregnant in the Nashville area? I’m excited to be partnering with Brentwood Doula and Photographer, Amber Mohr, to bring you this wonderful prenatal henna + photoshoot package. Only $250 for both. It’s a beautiful thing! One of the things that attracted me to prenatal henna work is that it’s temporary.  Belly casts are another popular […]

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Relieving the stress of childbirth

Doula Heidi, at your service. Relieving the stress of childbirth since 2001. Having the help of a doula during your pregnancy, labor and birth is a proven way to STRESS LESS.  Contact me for a free consultation and get on track for a relaxing, happy birth.   Posted by Instagrate to WordPress

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Who needs a doula?

First-time moms are not the only ones who can benefit from the support of a doula. I was reviewing my schedule last night and realized that my next three doula clients are each having their third babies. I guess that answers the question of who needs a doula! And two of them are repeat clients […]

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Peace and Pampering

Peace and pampering. You could use a little of both, right? This luscious massage bar is your free gift from me when you choose either my Platinum or Diamond doula services package. Even better… It comes with a prenatal belly henna session! (The bar is for your tattoo aftercare.) I have a few openings available […]

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This is why I doula. This is why I educate.

This is why I doula. This is why I educate. If for no other reason than to say, THIS IS NOT OK. Part of my heart breaks every time I read another trauma story revealed. Part is angered to know this is happening TODAY. IN AMERICA. And then I go back to the beginning. Educate. […]

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Water Birth Options in Middle Tennessee

Planning on using water during your labor and birth? Hydrotherapy is a great option for comfort and pain management. The water offers warmth, buoyancy, and freedom of movement. UPDATED APRIL 2018 Despite research evidence that shows the safety of water birth for low-risk laboring women, an opinion statement by ACOG in 2014 has influenced many facilities […]

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How to Design a Birth Plan

…and then Deconstruct it (An easy but essential 12-step birth plan process.) You’re pregnant. Congratulations! Do you know yet if it’s a boy or a girl? What color will the nursery be? You have a design in mind, don’t you? Yeah, you probably had something in mind all along. Have you designed your birth yet? […]

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Why I’m happy to be a Heart Doula

“It’s time to let go of the cutthroat competition…” When I saw this pop up in my Facebook newsfeed, my curiosity was immediately piqued.   I clicked the link and quickly read the post.  Every word resonated with me.  I moved on to the Pledge. Yes!  Finally!  Oh, how I love this! What I read […]

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Birth & Babies: Courtney’s births

Heidi served as doula for the births of both my sons, and I can’t imagine having anyone else by my side throughout both pregnancy and birth. I first met Heidi in 2008 when I interviewed her as a doula. I felt immediately confident that she was the right person for us. I knew I wanted […]

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