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Best Doulas in Nashville, TN

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Nashville, TN 37076

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5.0 (10)
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5.0 (6)

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Nurturing YOU Naturally is a full-service doula agency located in Nashville, Tennessee. Nurturing YOU Naturally offers birth doula care and postpartum doula care. Their birth doula packages include a complimentary consultation, prenatal visits, birth plan preparation, 24-hour phone support, labor support in the client’s home, comfort measures, including massage, positioning, aromatherapy, and more. All of the Nurturing YOU Naturally doulas are members of the National Provider Registry.

Franklin, TN 37064

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5.0 (24)

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Morning Star Maternity Services LLC is a full-service doula agency located in Franklin, Tennessee. Established in 1996, Morning Star Maternity Services LLC offers home birth care for low-risk pregnancy, doula services for hospital births, and private in-home childbirth education classes. Their doula services for hospital births include an initial interview at no cost, one in-home prenatal visit, labor support at home, labor and delivery support at the hospital, initial breastfeeding assistance, one in-home postpartum visit, and phone consultation availability throughout the childbearing year. The Morning Star Maternity Services LLC owner, Susie Meeks, is a Certified Professional Midwife, Licensed in the State of Tennessee.

Nashville, TN 37203

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4.8 (22)

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Nashville Birth & Babies is a full-service doula agency located in Nashville, Tennessee. Nashville Birth & Babies offers Hypnobabies, postpartum support, breastfeeding support group and placenta encapsulation. Their doula services include a free consultation interview, two prenatal visits, phone and email support, emotional and physical support, postpartum and breastfeeding support for 1-2 hours following birth, one postpartum follow-up contact approximately 10-14 days after birth, and more. Their placenta encapsulators are certified through PBI: Placenta Benefits and APPA.

Nashville, TN 37206

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5.0 (64)
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5.0 (39)
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5.0 (5)

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Nashville Doula Services is a full-service doula agency located in Nashville, Tennessee. Nashville Doula Services offers birth services, postpartum services, placenta encapsulation, and childbirth education. All their birth packages include one free consultation, two prenatal visits, assistance and continuous support during labor and postpartum visit. Each of their doulas is hand-selected based on their ability to make a connection with clients.

Nashville, TN

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4.8 (22)

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Music City Doulas is a full-service doula agency located in Nashville, Tennessee. They offer comprehensive care for pregnancy, birth, and early parenting. Their services include labor and postpartum support, sleep training, placenta encapsulation, birth and parenting classes, breastfeeding support, belly binding, and private yoga. Music City Doulas is where stars are born. Music City Doulas has been featured on Scout, Modern Babies & Children Magazine, Ready Nest Counseling, and more.

Nashville, TN 37216

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5.0 (134)

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East Nashville Doula is a full-service doula agency located in Nashville, Tennessee. Their services include assistance with creating the client’s birth preferences sheet, unlimited phone and email support, 24-hour on-call assistance, continuous labor support, breastfeeding support, and one postpartum visit. Their doula Andrea Hewitt underwent the DONA birth doula training in 2000 and 2015.

Hendersonville, TN 37075

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5.0 (4)

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By Your Side Family Doula is a full-service doula agency located in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Their postpartum doula services include postpartum mother care and support, assistance with newborn care and family education, infant feeding education and support, sibling adjustment and care, light housekeeping, meal planning and preparation, and more. The By Your Side Family Doula is a DONA-trained birth doula and CAPPA-trained Post Partum Doula.

Nashville, TN 37211

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5.0 (13)
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5.0 (10)
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5.0 (5)

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Mama Moon Doula Services is a full-service doula agency located in Nashville, Tennessee. They provide personalized pregnancy, birth, and postpartum doula services. Mama Moon Doula Services offers labor support, postpartum support and other services. The doula of Mama Moon Doula Services, Amandine, is a ProDoula certified labor doula. In 2014, Amandine graduated from Lipscomb University and earned her Bachelor degree in Psychology.

Nashville, TN 37138

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5.0 (41)

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NOVA Birth Services, LLC is a full-service doula agency located in Old Hickory, Tennessee. They have been serving mothers and babies since 2006, specializing in midwifery, labor support, education, and birth photography. Their services include midwifery care, doula support, childbirth education, birth photography, breastfeeding support, specialty services, and Mama Circle. Their team is certified in their particular field.

Nolensville, TN 37135

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5.0 (20)

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Blissful Birthing TN LLC is a Christian doula agency founded in 2013. Its team offers personalized, faith-filled support throughout a client's pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum stages. The agency's birth doulas provide parents-to-be with education and unlimited support during the home or hospital birthing process. Sibling and postpartum doulas are also available. Additionally, Blissful Birthing offers classes on childbirth, father's birthing preparation, breastfeeding, and rebozo. Other services include placenta encapsulation, belly binding, and sleep consultations.

Compare our Top Doulas

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
nurturing YOU naturally
Nashville, TN 37076
Morning Star Maternity Services LLC
Franklin, TN 37064
Nashville Birth & Babies
Nashville, TN 37203
Nashville Doula Services
Nashville, TN 37206
Music City Doulas
Nashville, TN
East Nashville Doula
Nashville, TN 37216
By Your Side Family Doula
Hendersonville, TN 37075
Mama Moon Doula Services
Nashville, TN 37211
NOVA Birth Services, LLC
Nashville, TN 37138
Blissful Birthing TN, LLC
Nolensville, TN 37135

FAQs

  • Introduction

    A doula is an excellent choice for individuals looking for extended support when dealing with pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions. Unlike a doctor, a doula will be more regularly available for their patient.

    However, to be clear, a doula is not a midwife and doesn't provide medical care. People typically choose to work with a doula while still regularly checking in with a doctor or midwife. A doula is an investment in additional emotional support for the mother, the baby, and any other close family members who need it.
  • What is a doula?

    A doula is a trained professional who gives informational, emotional, and physical support to a mother (and potentially others) going through pregnancy, childbirth, miscarriage, induced abortion, stillbirth, birth complications, and more. While most doulas work with clients for reproductive health conditions, some doulas also help with other life experiences, such as hospice or terminal illness.

  • How to become a doula?

    You don’t need a certificate to be a doula, although this can help your career by verifying legitimacy. Regardless of a certificate, you do need to complete training through a qualified doula training program. The program usually takes between three and five days. After training, most programs require you to attend a few births with paperwork to prove your attendance.

  • How much do doulas make?

    The annual salaries of doulas in the United States range from $28,000 in smaller towns to $96,000 in major cities. A doula’s salary can depend on their experience, where they work, and how much work they take on. Most doulas handle an average of four births per year.

  • How much does a doula cost?

    The national average hourly rate for doulas is $45. Additionally, doulas charge a “flat fee” per birth that can range from $600 in small cities and towns to $2,000 in larger metropolitan areas. As a doula gains more experience, they typically raise their rates to reflect their expertise.

  • What is a death doula?

    A death doula assists with the dying process. Death doulas empower, educate, and encourage clients and their loved ones to make decisions and reach acceptance about an upcoming death.

    People who may benefit from working with a death doula include:
    • Individuals with a terminal illness
    • People nearing the end of their lives
    • Those with a loved one about to pass
  • Are doulas covered by insurance?

    Most insurance providers don't cover doulas. However, some states offer coverage for birth doulas under Medicaid programs. To check if you have coverage, contact your insurance provider directly. It's also essential to ask for more details, such as if you get partial or full coverage, if there's a maximum, and if you have to work with a certified doula.