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The role of the Registered Nurse or Newborn Care Provider is to feed, soothe, bathe, change & provide all other gentle care to baby through the night.

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What’s a Night Nanny?

There are lots of terms for a helper that supports new babies and their parents overnight such as postpartum doula, newborn care provider and baby nurse. The term “Nurse” is protected in most states and should only be used by an actual licensed Nurse, but the other titles describe similar support roles. So, let’s start […]

Newborn Care Classes

Parents, doulas and nannies, you now have more options to learn about newborn and postpartum care! Not only do we have lots of information here in the Resource Center and on the blog, but Newborn Care Classes are now also offered in your home or online. Learn about them here: Newborn Care Classes at Home: […]

Newborn Care Class: For You and Your Family

Birthing classes cover what to expect during labor and delivery but what about when you bring baby home? Newborn Care Class: For You and Your Family, also called Baby Basics can take place in your home or virtually. Our Night Nurses (RN) teach and support all things infant from common feeding issues to swaddling how-to’s […]

Should I Host an Au Pair?

Considering an au pair? Read these common questions and answers in Should I host an au pair to see if this international nanny option is right for your family. Thinking about live-in child care? Read our common questions and answers for families considering an au pair.  How does the process work? First, you should register […]

Guide to Hiring the Perfect Babysitter

Our guide to hiring the perfect babysitter is updated for 2021! Updated July 26, 2021 If you’ve never hired a babysitter or nanny, it can be hard to know what makes a great candidate, especially if you have a newborn or infant. Here’s our guide to finding your perfect helper: Basic Questions to Ask Potential […]