A Overnight Newborn Care Specialist is a non-medical professional who comes into the home when the baby comes home from the hospital. State to state regulations dictates which term used for this service.
Baby Nurse, Maternity Nurse, Night Nanny among others commonly used in place of an NCS.
Our providers have additional certifications like HHAs, CNAs, or LPNs. All also have their CPR and Infant First Aid Certification.
Some of the tasks provided Include:
- Teach you to change diapers, bathe, and feed the baby, or do it all for you,
- Communicate the baby’s daily and/or nightly routines feeding, sleep, and behavior patterns.
- Educates and teach parents to understand their newborn in terms of his or her development
- Assists parents with developing a schedule/routine.
- Makes recommendations if requested.
- Will give the baby a sponge and a tub bath.
- Understands the newborn’s needs and care routines.
- Handle nighttime routines; feedings, diaper changes, soothing.
- Burping techniques.
- Lactation support to breastfeeding mothers.
- Bottle preparation and; cleaning.
- Umbilical and circumcision care.
- Will be attentive, focused, and alert in caring for the baby.