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Heather Eppelheimer, CCLS

ACLP member Heather Eppelheimer, CCLS, is a child life specialist at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, Texas. For the past eight years, Heather has worked at the Pavilion for Women, a women's hospital attached to a pediatric hospital at Texas Children's in Houston where she provides bereavement support across the pregnancy spectrum.

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