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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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Essential Sun Safety Tips for Infants

Updated, May 2022 – Newborn and infant skin is very tender and should be protected from the sun, but sunblock shouldn’t be used. Little ones often react poorly to the chemicals in sunscreen and can develop a rash or irritation. If your baby is younger than six months, it’s important to follow these essential sun […]

Choking First Aid for Infants

Choking is a common cause of injury and death in children. While this is scary, the good news is that choking is usually preventable. If you do observe a baby choking, follow the steps below in Choking First Aid for Infants and call 911. You can also learn more first aid skiils before baby arrives […]

3 Ways to Contact Poison Control

Dr. Kelly Johnson-Arbor is board certified in Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology, and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. Currently, she serves as the medical director of hyperbaric medicine at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. She is co-medical director of National Capital Poison Center. Below Dr. Johnson Arbor shares expertise on how parents can avoid poisons and […]

Newborn and Postpartum Care Credential Now Available!

The Newborn & Postpartum Care Credential is NOW AVAILABLE in Virginia!  If you are a CNA and would like to stack the Newborn and Postpartum Care credential onto your license, you can do so by attending class on Jan 22 or March 12, 2022. Register here! Fairfax Co. Virginia is now offering Newborn & Postpartum […]

Creating a Montessori Home for Babies and Toddlers

When Dr. Maria Montessori started her classrooms for children in Rome in the early 1900’s, she created an environment based around children. Her classes included child size sinks, toys and shelves so that the children could freely and independently explore. The children of varying ages were also responsible for keeping their classroom orderly. They helped make […]