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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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COVID19 and Newborn Care Best Practices

COVID19 and Newborn Care Best Practices for our Night Nurses and Postpartum Caregivers working in the family home have been updated as the coronavirus pandemic evolves. As vaccinations are now widely available and covid19 testing easily accessible, we’re able to service more families while still remaining vigilant with safety. Below is a breakdown of our […]

So You’re Having Twins! Baby Care Class

How do I get my twins on the same feeding and sleep schedule? What if they cry at the same time?  Is it possible to feed my babies at the same time or should I stagger their feedings….what if I’m breastfeeding and don’t produce enough for both newborns? What do people mean when they talk about […]

Q&A for Postpartum Workers During Covid19: the CARES Act, Essential Work and Unemployment

Newborn care providers and other 1099 care workers such as postpartum doulas who have lost work due to covid19 are now able to file for unemployment benefits. The temporary change is part of the $2.2 trillion stimulus package titled Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security or CARES act.  Caregivers are also eligible for stimulus checks if they earn less than $99,000 […]

Chicago Area Resources for New Moms and Dads

With the amount of national and statewide programs online, searching for support after baby arrives can be overwhelming. Below we’ve compiled a list of Chicago Area Resources for New Moms and Dads, both virtual and in-person:  Postpartum Mental Health Support:  Perinatal Mood Disorders are the most common complication of pregnancy, with 1 in 7 mothers […]