Nashville Sibling Doulas

Are you pregnant and worried about who will watch your sweet child while you are in labor? Don't worry and hire a sibling doula. They are a mix between a nanny and a birth doula and are on call 24/7 for your birth. She can watch your child at your home or at your birth location to have them involved in the birth to your level of comfort.

Nashville Sibling Doulas

   You might ask yourself, "What is a sibling doula? I have not heard of that one." Have you often wondered what to do with your other children when you go into labor? Do you not have family close by? Are you new to the area? Maybe you want your child at the birth, but you need an adult to watch them.
     You would want a nanny, but worry about if she was too inexperienced to answer questions about the birth. Plus, the nanny services will not come at a moments notice (like a birth doula will) and they require many fees and a long commitment.
    A sibling doula is a blend of a birth doula and a nanny. She has the experience and training of both worlds. She can either be the on call person who comes to your house to watch your kids when you go into labor, the person who is at the hospital watching your kids until other family members turn up, or the one who watches kids while you labor at home. With a home birth she will take the kids in and out of the birth area as needed, feed them lunch, play with them, and more so that you and your partner can focus on the birth. She can come at a moments notice and will stay as long or as short as you need her.
     Another perk is that if your plans change (or you birth too quickly) your payment can easily be used for another Blissful Birthing service like postpartum doula services, belly binding, or placenta encapsulation. 

1. What are your fees?

Our rates are a flat fee of $450 for your birth. Typically we are at births for about 8 hours. If your birth is really fast and is 3 hours or less, you will receive a $150 credit to be used towards another Blissful Birthing TN service including postpartum doula, belling binding, or keepsake jewelry. If you birth takes longer than 15 hours, there is a $20 per hour fee after that.

2. Where do you watch my child?

We can watch your child at your home or at your birthing location. Our doulas will work with you to see what kind of support you want. They are also comfortable with birth and can bring your child in and out of the birth room as desired.

3. Will you watch more than one child?

Yes, we frequently have more than one child. All our doulas are moms too and are very skilled at caring for several children at once.

4. What hours do you operate?

We work 24/7. We can't control when your baby will be born so we are always available for you. Our sibling doulas are also birth doulas, so they are comfortable with coming at all times of the day or night.

5. What if I have a fast birth and don't use the sibling doula or family comes in and I don't need a sibling doula after I paid?

We have you prepay to hold you spot in our calendar. You can't control what happens at your birth nor what time of day it is. Don't stress! We will apply the $300 credit towards another Blissful Birthing Tn service including postpartum doula services. You choose what works for your family.

6. What does a sibling doula do?

We fill in the"mom role". We do everything you would normally do including help put them to sleep, feed them, run their normal routine, or involve them in your birth to your level of comfort. We come with a bag of activities to keep them be happy while in our care. We want your kids to be happy while mom labors and for mom to relax and know your kids will be well taken care of.

7. Can a sibling doula also be my birth doula?

Our aim is superior care for the family. With that goal in mind, the answer is "no". The sibling doula can't focus on your children and the birthing mom or you would not get superior care. That is why you hire a sibling doula in the first place. Let the mom focus on laboring while we lovingly care for your kids. If you want a birth doula, her fee is $950 and we will be happy to provide you a birth doula and a sibling doula. 

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Sibling Doula Contract
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Here's what you get when you hire a Blissful Birthing TN doula:
  • Love, support, and wisdom from a trained doula
  • 2 Prenatal education visits
  • Access to our online childbirth class
  • Birth plan writing
  • Connection to local resources
  • Phone and email support while navigating pregnancy
  • Unlimited support while laboring at home and hospital 
  • Help dad engage in birth as much as he desires
  • Breastfeeding assistance
  • 1 postpartum visit 
  • Postpartum Benkung Belly Binding Session 

Birth Doula

Join us for a fun 3 hour birth class for dad's only. It is an estrogen free zone where we learn about birth, comfort techniques, how to claim your dad power and to be part of the birth. 

Daddy Up! Birth Class

Enjoy a relaxing session of private yoga in your home with a yoga instructor that is trained in prenatal poses to ready you for birth and motherhood.

Yoga

Soon your babe will be here. Capture this beautiful pregnancy at the location of your choice and 15 downloadable images to keep plus several printed images.

Maternity Photos

Belly binding is the art of wrapping a postpartum woman’s belly for physical support and to help facilitate recovery after birth and involves a technique in which a long strip of fabric is wrapped from just below the breasts to the hips. 

Belly Binding

She can help you with everything from breast or bottle feeding, infant sleep questions, and baby wearing while providing nurturing and support to the newly postpartum mother to overnight baby care and sleep education so that you can get a good night’s sleep. She’s not a fairy godmother, but pretty close!

Postpartum Doula

Why have a traditional baby shower? A Blessingway is a way to celebrate with all your girlfriends and family to build up your mind, body and soul in preparation for your journey to motherhood. 

Blessingway

Refresh and energize your body by getting a one hour massage in your home or at a private studio.

Massage

A 2 hour consultation in your home to discuss your unique needs to have a healthier you.

Nutrition Specialist

Do you want someone to watch your other precious child while you labor? We lovingly step in to care for your children while you labor and are on call to come 24/7. 

Sibling doula

These yummy bars are packed with protein and can be made to your dietary needs (5 dozen).

Snack Bars

The postpartum planning session includes a free telephone consultation, and an in-person meeting of approximately four hours. During our meeting you choose what you want done. We can help create a birth plan that is right for you, create a plan for your postpartum period (including: how you will handle visitors, how household tasks will be handled, how to facilitate bonding and recovery for mom and baby, and setting up a meal train plan), set up the nursery, pack your hospital bag, prep meals, and more.

Postpartum Planning

This 3 hour class is taught in the comfort of your home. We cover all the topics to have you prepared for birth from packing your hospital bag to postpartum planning.

Childbirth Class

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