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Childbirth Classes for Greater Nashville


  • "Choosing you as our doula was one of the best decisions we made to insure that we had a positive birth experience. You were incredible and I won't have another baby without you!..."
    Courtney & Donny
    Birth Doula Clients
  • "My wife and I felt very strongly about a natural and drug free birth for our first child. We saw all of the benefits of this choice but also recognized that it meant harder work..."
    Husband of Lindsey, Birth Doula Clients

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Doula Heidi, at your service

Welcome to Expecting New Life!

My doula work is thriving in Tennessee and I am thrilled to be serving women in Nashville, Clarksville and beyond.  My location offers me the unique opportunity to work in two metropolitan areas and serve a large population of women.  

I've learned that although Nashville has a large selection of birth doulas, there have been only a few serving Clarksville and Fort Campbell until recently, so please know that I am now available to work with you, whether you are giving birth at home, in a local hospital or even traveling to Nashville (as many of my Clarksville clients frequently do). Go to the Contact Me page to send me a message or learn other ways to reach me.

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PRENATAL BELLY HENNA:  A unique way to celebrate the beauty of the pregnant form is through the art of temporary henna tattoos. Henna is a natural plant-based pigment that is made into a paste and applied to the skin, which then leaves a temporary stain on the skin after it dries. The designs can be simple or symbolic - the choice is yours. Beautiful to have done prior to a maternity photo session, this would be a fun addition to a baby shower or Mother Blessing / Blessingway Ceremony, too.


CLARKSVILLE BIRTH COMMUNITY:  Have you joined the Clarksville Birth Community yet?  Over 1,000 women have become members since December 2011!  There is always a lively discussion going on.  It's a private group where you can ask questions and get answers from professionals and fellow moms alike, share your experiences, learn something new, and be treated with respect.  Join our group on Facebook to stay current and participate in ongoing conversations. 

ESSENTIAL OILS:  What's the big deal about essential oils?  Wouldn't you rather use natural products to care for your family that support wellness instead of products that come with a long list of scary side effects?  If you would like to host an event in your home, let me know!  You can purchase Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils via my website.  Contact me to learn about special offers and discounts.  Go to this page to read more about essential oils and also join my group on Facebook.

NOLA Doulas

If you are looking for resources in New Orleans and have found me that way, I am more than glad to help!  Even though I no longer live in the area, it is my pleasure to point you in the right direction.  Check out River Parishes Childbirth Education Services.  My dear friend, Jessica LeBlanc, teaches prepared childbirth classes at Touro, and offers doula services as part of the Nola Nesting doula collective.  If you are a past client of mine and are needing a doula for a current pregnancy, I wholeheartedly recommend Jessica to you! 

Areas Served

As I am based midway between Clarksville, TN and Nashville, TN, I am glad to serve a wide area, including Ft. Campbell, Clarksville, Ashland City, Pleasant View, Springfield, Joelton, Adams, Gallatin, Rivergate, North Nashville, Dickson, Franklin, Brentwood, Murfreesboro, Guthrie, Hopkinsville, Madisonville, etc.

Birth locations in this region include Blanchfield (BACH), Gateway, Baptist Health (Madisonville, KY), NorthCrest, Hendersonville TriStar, Vanderbilt, Centennial, Baptist/St. Thomas Midtown - Nashville, Infinity Birthing Center and home births.  I go where my clients go!

Looking for a comprehensive childbirth preparation class series such as Roots Childbirth, Bradley Method, Hypnobirthing, Lamaze, HypnoBabies, Birthing From Within, Alpha Christian, etc?  Start here.