Heidi Duncan of Expecting New Life Birth Services provides professional childbirth education and experienced birth doula support to the Greater Nashville area. Heidi has a true passion for physiological birth. First introduced to the concept in 1995, this native of New Orleans earned certifications in many facets of pregnancy and childbirth support, and in 1999 found her true calling assisting women as a birth doula. After moving to Middle TN in 2011 she quickly became a leader in her local birth community and has served as a birth doula to over 250 women in births spanning the spectrum from home birth to cesarean section, with experience in 20 birth facilities in 3 states.
As a Childbirth Educator and Evidence Based Birth® Instructor, she equips families with tools to achieve the birth best suited to their needs. As a veteran Certified Birth Doula, she guides families through the pregnancy, labor and birth process with ease, enabling them to appropriately use the knowledge they have gained in preparation for their birth, applying it in context to their unique circumstances. Heidi has also taught in-services to local labor and delivery nurses and midwives as an Authorized Peanut Ball Trainer. She is excited to bring Evidence Based Birth® continuing education classes to professionals in the region.