What exactly does a Night Nanny or Baby Nurse do and what are their credentials? Here in San Diego when we place someone in this role we generally expect the following list of credentials.
A Night Nanny generally provides overnight support during the first few weeks to months after birth. Many Night Nannies are experienced with multiples, and can assist with everything from night feedings to bottle cleaning. A Baby Nurse normally holds some type of credential such as a Doula Certificate, and LVN, or and RN.
Qualification of our Night Nannies and Baby Nurses:
Additionally there is the option to hire someone that is a credentialed Newborn Care Specialist. A Baby Nurse or a Night Nanny can have the following credential as well.
A Newborn Care Specialist is an individual trained and skilled in newborn care. She provides unique expertise in all aspects of newborn care, parental education and support. Her job is to help nurture and care for newborns while providing guidance and education for the parents. Typically the NCSA (Newborn Care Specialist Association).
The NCSA is a international association dedicated to the professional Newborn Care Specialist. It has been developed to oversee ongoing education in the field of newborn care. They provide continuing education educate using the most up-to-date skills in this profession.
For more information about hiring a San Diego Night Nanny, Baby Nurse, or Newborn Care Specialist contact Crunch Care of San Diego at firstname.lastname@example.org.