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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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Ask the Expert: Nitrous Oxide with Michelle Collins

Is nitrous oxide an option for you to use in labor? We are happy to say that in Nashville, it is!

We were recently invited to an event with the Vanderbilt Midwives in which we were given a presentation on nitrous oxide from Michelle Collins PhD, CNM, FACNM, and Vanderbilt’s nitrous expert. She presents nationally on nitrous, has published widely on the topic, and is also the Director of Vanderbilt’s Nurse-Midwifery education program. We were so lucky to hear her speak, and are very pleased to be able to share some of what we learned with you.

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Ask The Expert: Sound Birthing with Jamie Maresca

Jamie Maresca, MA, MT-BC is a Nashville local and owner of Birth, Babies, and Bach. Jamie has over ten years of experience as a board certified music therapist working in hospitals, schools, nursing homes, and hospice. She is also a Birth Music Consultant, serving families in Middle Tennessee. I had the privilege of sitting down with her this past week, and am thrilled to share what I learned. 

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Valentine’s Day in Nashville

Valentine’s Day is coming!  Whether you are currently pregnant or a new parent, it’s a little different now.  You may feel the urge to make this one count before your little one arrives, or you might be anxious for an excuse to get out of the house with just the two of you!

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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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