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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My Milk Isn’t In…What Do I Do?

A common early breastfeeding question is, My Milk Isn’t In…What Do I Do? Below Jessica Haupt, RN, IBCLC provides answers to nursing with low production, or what seems like low-production but is actually quite normal! Tips on increasing your milk production and a successful breastfeeding relationship are below. One of the challenges brand new mothers […]

Sleep Hacks: 4 Tips to Maximize New Parents’ Sleep

Is “sleep when the baby sleeps” a myth in your house? Here are our tips to maximize parents’ own amount of sleep in Sleep Hacks: 4 Tips to Maximize New Parents’ Sleep. For many new parents, one of the frustrating things about sleep is that we’re running on so much adrenaline that we can’t sleep when we’re […]

Best Age for Newborn Photos

You may have heard that the best time to have photos taken of your baby is within the first two weeks after your baby is born.  Getting baby pictures where I live in Northern VA can be quite an undertaking when it comes to traffic and schedules but when you consider that parents JUST had […]

Poison Control Tips for New Parents

 If you suspect baby has been poisoned, either by ingestion, skin contact or by breathing in toxic fumes, follow these tips while you wait for help to arrive.  Once mobile, babies can quickly get into everything. It’s important to baby proof before baby is on the move. Change the batteries in your carbon monoxide detector, […]