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What is a Newborn Care Specialist?

A Newborn Care Specialist (NCS) is a care professional with specialized skills and advanced education, that provides expert care to newborns and infants, while educating and working alongside their primary caregivers. An NCS comes into your home to provide care for the first 3-4 months of the child’s life and then can help transition to the next steps. We work with you to provide up to date, evidence-based care techniques that can be tailored to suit you and your baby’s individual needs. All NCS are trained in a variety of topics, such as; common issues and ailments that newborns may experience, adequate feeding and feeding difficulties, sleep and sleep support, multiples and preemie care, postpartum recovery and issues, breastfeeding support and more. Therefor, NCS are properly trained to address a myriad of problems and situations that may arise during your baby’s first few months of life.

What Can You Expect From Me?

  • Proactive and responsive care to all baby's needs

  • Overall awareness of baby’s demeanor and physical appearance

  • Ensure baby’s safety at all times

  • Personalized instruction on all care for baby

  • Nursery set up, cleaning and organization

  • All non-medical care pertaining to baby

  • Daily logs of all care and activities of baby

  • Breast/Chest feeding assistance

  • Safe breast milk and formula preparation and storage
  • Laundry related to baby and nursery

  • Set developmentally appropriate day/night feeding and sleep routines

  • Sterilize all baby feeding and soothing equipment, including pumping equipment

  • Supervise car seat installation and harnessing to ensure proper use

  • Gentle parent, sibling and extended family education and support

  • Effective and ongoing communication between all caregivers

**All rates are subject to change based on but not limited to; location, number of babies, specialized care and/or individual situations.

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