Postpartum Doula Services 

By Your Side Family Doula provides independent doula services to families at a rate of $30 per hour or a package of 40 hours for $1,000 with additional hours available at the rate of $25/hour. Services include e-mail, text and phone support in addition to in-home services including:

• Postpartum mother care and support
• Assistance with newborn care and family education
• Infant feeding education and support
• Sibling adjustment and care
• Light housekeeping (baby laundry, organization, tidying)
• Meal planning and preparation
• Cloth diaper information and demonstration
• Babywearing information
• Referrals to other professionals

 

 

Families desiring the comprehensive services and benefits of a doula agency can contact Music City Doulas, the premier doula agency for Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Rebecca Mills, the owner of By Your Side Family Doula, is also a member of the Music City Doulas team, providing daytime services as a Postpartum Doula and Newborn Care Specialist. Please contact Music City Doulas by email at info@musiccitydoulas.com to learn more.

Cloth Diapering

• Introduction to Cloth Diapers: private class in your home includes information on choosing, using, and washing modern cloth diapers, plus hands-on demonstration of various types of sample cloth diapers – $40
•  Visit my group Cloth Diapering Families of Middle TN on Facebook, where over 1,100 members discuss cloth diapering and buy/sell/trade diapers

 

Resources

By Your Side Family Doula helps clients find resources and information on topics including:

• Planning for the postpartum/newborn period
• After-birth care and recovery (physical & emotional)
• Newborn feeding, care, and sleep
• Car seat selection and safety
• Babywearing: slings, structured carriers, wraps, etc.
• Connecting with other families and organizations in the community
• Options for selecting medical care providers and services