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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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Chicago Area Resources for New Moms and Dads

updated October 5, 2023– With the amount of national and statewide programs online, searching for postpartum support after your newborn arrives can be overwhelming. Our team of Certified Newborn Care Providers and Postpartum Doulas has compiled a list of Chicago Area Resources for New Moms and Dads. Chicago Area Resources for New Moms and Dads […]

PPD vs. Baby Blues – Know the Difference

During the first few weeks after birth, new mothers often experience conflicting feelings of joy and unexpected disappointment, so it’s crucial that new parents and partners understand what’s normal and when it is time to call a doctor. This article, PPD vs. Baby Blues- Know the Difference, shares how Postpartum Depression and Baby Blues can […]

How to Swaddle Like a Pro

Swaddling is an excellent way to soothe your baby and the ideal way to help baby stay asleep at night.   We sometimes hear from parents that their newborn does not like to be swaddled, but often we find that baby is just not swaddled snugly enough.  Swaddling allows babies to feel the comfort of […]

Baby Monitor App Safety

In this digital age of parenting, baby monitors and apps for smartphones are the norm. As with anything connected to wi-fi, they’re not perfectly safe though. We’ve all read stories where hackers have yelled at babies or turned on the camera to watch what’s happening in the nursery.  Breastfeeding moms, sleeping babies and families going […]

CPSC tips to Prevent Tip-Overs

In the United States, a child dies about every 11 days when a TV, furniture, or appliance falls on them.  14,000 children are injured every year. About 70 percent of tip-over fatalities involve children ages 1 1/2 to 3 years old and these incidents are preventable.   The Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) Anchor It! Campaign educates parents […]