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Small acts of kindness make big change in Nashville

You may or may not know but Nashville families are struggling in a big way. 1 in 3 families, to be specific. You may even know someone who is struggling. Maybe you can think of a friend or two right now who just need a little hand up. Diapers are such an essential part of raising a baby and maybe you don’t even realize just how many people struggle to afford enough diapers to meet the needs of their babies. Babies go through roughly 12 diapers per day. As you may imagine, that can get expensive, especially when you live paycheck to paycheck.

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I Was a Mom Who Couldn’t Afford Diapers

I was a mom who couldn’t afford diapers.

It’s scary for me to admit that because there is a lot of shame in being unable to provide for your children. Many are quick to point fingers and condemn parents of little to no means, rather than sit with the uncomfortable reality that it is easy for almost anyone to find themselves in that horrible place. Fortunately, there are people who want to help lift up vulnerable members of their community. I was lucky to have those people in my life, who made it possible for me to continue in school and eventually thrive. I’m now on a mission to help those in my community experiencing diaper need, and I hope you will join me.

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Getting Out of the House After Having A Baby

After having a baby, making plans to get out of the house can seem daunting. For many Nashville moms, the immediate postpartum time can be challenging. The first couple of days after bringing your new baby home, your friends and family come and visit, but soon after, they are back to their own lives, caring for their own children, working, and enjoying their usual activities.

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7 Ways You Can Help Middle Tennessee Families

You may not know this but 1 in 3 American families are struggling to provide an adequate supply of clean diapers for their babies. People who cannot afford enough clean diapers often reuse dirty diapers as a way to extend their life, but this often leads to severe health issues. Many of these families have an impossible decision to make: to buy food or diapers. We believe nobody should have to make this decision. Music City Doulas presents: No Child Wet Behind, a fundraiser, diaper drive, 5k race, and 1 mile family fun run. Leading up to the day of the event, there are many ways you can get involved and help support the cause and make this event a success.

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Parenting Support Meet-Ups in Middle Tennessee

They say it takes a village to raise a child. While we believe that it is possible to raise a child alone and do it very well, we think many parents can benefit from non-judgmental support, encouragement, and a little adult conversation once in a while. That’s why at Music City Doulas, we decided to start offering a variety of free support groups throughout Middle Tennessee! Find one near you and join us.

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5 Ways You Can Give Back to Tennessee Families

During the holiday season, we talk a lot about giving. It’s both a great time to treat our loved ones, and to reach out to those in our communities who need support.

At Music City Doulas, we care very much about the wellbeing of our Nashville community and families in Middle Tennessee.

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