Our care team is made up of postpartum care career professionals.
We seek out caregivers with strong intangible & tangible skills:
In addition to our caregivers exceptional education & experience backgrounds:
We recognize a caregiver can have all the degrees & skills the world has to offer but if they are not an enjoyable person to be around families will not be comfortable with them in their home.
Our associates are not their way or the highway style caregivers; rather we are collaborative, cooperative, communicative, capable of guiding and supporting parents, honest, intelligent, intuitive, empathetic, reliable, self-disciplined, positive and mature.
Families Receive our Caregiver's Verified Portfolios for their Review.
Our care teams credentials include:
- Certified/Credentialed Newborn Care Specialists
- Certified Advanced Newborn Care Specialists
- Certified Postpartum Doulas
- Credentialed Pediatric RN's
- Certified Night Nannies
- IBCLC Certified Lactation Experts
- Baby Developmental Experts & Service Providers
- Certified Sleep Consultants
*** Titles are also know as: Night Nannies, Night Nurses, Baby Nurses, Newborn Care Specialists and Postpartum Doulas.
Certified Night Nannies
Our elemental level specialists are in the process of completing their CNCS (Certified Newborn Care Specialists) practicums, (individual practicums on average require: 1800 to 4500 hours' of specific case work experience based on desired level of certification.)
Our Night Nannies must have completed their Newborn Care Specialist course training and be within a mentor-ship program for exams and certification. Our NN's must have recent postpartum care experience including: experience caring for singletons, newborn multiples, preemies and both breastfeeding and bottle feeding families from birth to six months of age. Elemental caregivers provide a responsive care approach, feedings, changing and soothing babies while following a routine set and led by the parents' plan for their babies. Night nannies sleep when the baby is sleeping during the night.
Approximate Pricing Range: $25 to $28 Hour Nightly
*** Night Nannies practicum rates are only available in specific locations & based on availability.
Certified Newborn Care Specialist & Certified Postpartum Doula
Certified/Credentialed NCS and Certified Postpartum Doulas (DONA, CAPPA, IBC, ProDoula) must have completed their professional education and practicum.
In addition; they must have completed at least:
four consecutive years of recent postpartum home care experience after the completion of their training and be capable of providing both responsive and proactive care on behalf of a family and their newborn(s).
Proactive care requires a caregiver to be capable of applying their skill set through hands on guiding and leading of new parents through expertise, solutions, collaboration, communication, kindness and understanding.
Caregivers must have comprehensive experience caring for singletons, newborn/preemie multiples, singleton preemies, both breastfeeding and bottle feeding families, have studied and worked with Reflux, GERD, colic and sleep teaching from birth to six months of age.
Approximate Pricing Range: $25 to $40 Hourly
Certified Advanced Newborn Care Specialists
CANCS's are Experts.
In addition to meeting the expectations of a standard level CNCS and often also Certified Postpartum Doula; our advanced specialists must have at least ten consecutive years of recent postpartum support experience and their credentials up to date.
Advanced specialists have been professionally educated with a strong history of excellence in hands on skill set implementation for top level cases, they often also work as lead consultants in observations, evaluations, assessment and solutions based case work.
Advanced Specialists are often reserved for sensitive cases within Mother's Recovery Care, including: Moms who have been high risk, on prolonged bed rest and prenatal medications to prolong pregnancy which can affect both a Mom's physical recovery and mental state of being postpartum, working to support Moms who are experiencing postpartum depression & blues.
CANCS provide proactive; pattern tracking and "evaluation/assessment/solutions" level breast feeding and bottle feeding support, hands on breastfeeding/teaching support, understanding of caloric intake calculations requirements for sustaining weight and for growth, fortifying and supplementation techniques, extensive experience working with GERD and reflux babies, understanding of formula proteins & lactose complexities for ease of absorption-digestion & elimination, proactive newborn care for preemies, high order multiples, babies on monitors, babies with specialized caloric intake needs, preemie care, adjusted age sleep teaching due to preterm birth and hands-on parent education.
Approximate Pricing Range: $35 to $65 Hour
Registered Pediatric Baby Nurses
(Pediatric/NICU/Lactation RN's, LVN's, LPN's)
Our RN's must be current in their credentials as a Pediatric and/or NICU RN. You cannot work through us as a general RN, you must be specialized in pediatrics, postpartum care and/or lactation.
In addition: our RN's must have undergone evidence based postpartum home care training to gain postpartum home care skills to be capable of supporting a recovering mother, a well baby family after the first few days of birth or a special care newborn/newborns after a NICU or extended care nursery stay.
RN's then must complete a postpartum home care practicum successfully understanding how to be a home care based "Baby Nurse". Learning how to apply their skill set within a family's home setting in lieu of a hospital, as home care is a specialized skill set & approach to care.
Our RN's are required to have at least four consecutive years of stellar work history experience working in private homes in addition to their medical work and practicum.