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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10 Steps to Safe Sleep for Baby

Safe Sleep Guidelines including the American Academy of Pediatrics updated recommendations on June 21, 2022.

Postpartum Support in Maryland, DC and Virginia

updated May 1, 2022Facebook groups, meetup, places of worship and neighborhood message boards can help new parents find support. But if you would like more formal or specialized support, Postpartum Support in Maryland, DC and Virginia is here. Postpartum Support in Maryland, DC and Virginia Postpartum Mental Health Support Perinatal Mood Disorders are the most […]

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 […]

529 College Savings

Patricia Roberts is Chief Operating Officer at Gift of College, Inc., and author of Route 529: A Parents Guide to Saving for College. Patricia is on a mission to educate other parents about the value of planning ahead! One of the most substantial financial challenges parents will face is saving for their children’s education expenses. For that reason, opening […]

Baby Tip of the Day: 2022 Edition!

In the Before Times… Back in February 2020, when we were carefree and mask-free, we had this great idea to bring families all the advice, tips, hacks and evidence-based info we’ve collected over the years. We posted one tip per day on the blog and social media so expecting and new parents didn’t get information […]