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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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It’s The Holidays, Period

Each month many individuals in our community must make a difficult decision, one that affects not only their hygiene, but more importantly, their dignity: can I afford menstrual hygiene products or is there some other need I must meet first? For many, the answer is the latter. Food, a bus pass, maybe an extra gallon of gas in the tank rises to the surface of needs that must be met before “splurging” on tampons or pads.

 

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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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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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