From a place of purpose and gratitude, Kim intertwines the layers of her life as the framework to expand how she creates spaces in the world
Converging design, birth work and advocacy, she empowers women in the perinatal process, and seeks to improve the design of birth environments.
Doula by Design
Kim Holden on Her New Practice, Birth Empowerment, and Advocating for Women and Girls
Why Birth is a Design Problem
Can rethinking and redesigning the ways birth is approached shift the outcomes of labor and birth experiences? Can it be instrumental in improving our qualities of life--in our environments, in cities, and beyond? Kim joins us to explore how she sees birth as a design problem.
Minding the Silver Linings:
Perspectives on Designing Life & Space
A conversation with Kim on the importance of support systems, the mission of her practice
Doula x Design, the impact of the pandemic on the birthing experience.
Childbirth is a Design Problem
Kim Holden left her high-powered career at the prestigious architecture firm SHoP. Now a doula, she wants to bring design thinking into the labor and delivery room.
Let's Talk: Women's Month
Kim talks with Lella Anders and Olivia Vedder, founders of Let's Talk, about what a doula does, how to learn more about birth choice and advocacy, as well as why our school systems should make drastic changes to health education.
Taking Birth Back
There’s so much to learn from Kim in today’s episode, not only about birth, but about career changes and when to know it is time for a change.
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