Bringing home a new bundle of joy is a bundle of fun — and a lot of work! The Wellington Agency has a selection of Newborn Care Specialists at the ready to help you through this exciting, yet challenging time with confidence.
Babies don’t come with instructions. They can be fussy little things, or quiet and sleepy all day and then up all night.
Either way, getting through the earliest phases with the newest member of your family is challenging — especially for new parents who have a million questions and wonder about every little cry, down to the smallest sneeze that emits from this tiny and demanding little person.
The Wellington Agency can help with a caring, competent, highly skilled Baby Nurses who can take on the work of infant care, so that the parents can get their rest, recover and be able to enjoy this new, life-changing transition.
What Does a Newborn Care Specialist Do?
Experienced and fully trained in infant newborn care, a Newborn Care Specialist can join the family when baby arrives and (optionally) stay working in the home 24/7 for as long as the family wants, tending to all of baby’s needs.
Newborn Care Specialists are fully versed in all things baby. Whether you come home with one or multiple babies, your Specialist will able to interpret and quickly access and respond to their needs. A Baby Nurse establishes healthy sleep habits. They know all about diaper care and can take care of things like diaper rashes, umbilical cord care, and circumcision care. Typical baby problems such as reflux and colic are things a Baby Nurse can calmly handle. They’ll teach new parents all the tricks — swaddling, soothing techniques, and those pesky breast and bottle-feeding challenges are no match for your Newborn Care Specialist.
Not Just for the Newborns – Newborn Care Specialist Help New Parents Too!
For Newborn Care Specialists, the baby is really only half of the job. Another important aspect of their job is to educate, guide and reassure new parents about baby care. One of the many ways they help besides general diaper duty is to establish and ingrain important schedules — feeding, sleeping and routine care. Newborn Care Specialists also offer assistance to breastfeeding moms as lactation consultants. This is done all in an effort to keep the peace. Baby Nurses help the household run smoothly during their stay and help transition the family so that they’re able to maintain these helpful routines after the Baby Nurse leaves.
Top Duties of a Newborn Care Specialist or Baby Nurse
- Feeding the baby or babies
- Help establish and maintain feeding and sleeping schedule
- Sterilizing, cleaning and preparing formula for bottles
- Help with breastfeeding/lactation consultation
- Changing diapers
- Emptying diaper waste bins
- Bathing baby or babies
- Laundering baby’s clothing, linens or cloth diapers
- Cleaning and maintaining the nursery
- Stocking, restocking and maintaining supplies for the baby and nursery
- Keeping a daily journal with important/helpful information for parents such as sleep, eating, changing patterns and baby insights.
Postpartum Doula or Newborn Care Specialist – What’s the Difference?
Most importantly, a Postpartum Doula does NOT take over full care of the infant. Instead, they generally support the mother in her recovery. They also guide her in the care of the newborn without taking on full responsibility for infant care. They’re even helpful in spotting the signs of perinatal mood disorders and can help moms find resources or help if they’re experiencing these symptoms.
Why Hire a Newborn Care Specialist?
When new parents come home with a baby, there is often a flurry of activity as well as a troop of friends and relatives all offering to lend a helping hand.
While dropping off a meal or offering to babysit for a few hours is a big help, sometimes it’s just not enough. For a new parent, there’s nothing like being able to get a full night’s rest knowing the baby is being thoroughly cared for. A Newborn Care Specialist specially chosen just for you by the Wellington Agency will be on duty so you can rest assured — completely.
Often times, well-meaning loved ones can overstep in their roles. It can make for an uncomfortable encounter as our own parents, and other family members try to impart their knowledge or remedies that are not in alignment with the actual parents’ ideas or values. Having an impartial third-party there to take your direction while they guide you with sound advice removes any unsolicited advice from the equation.
The Wellington Agency Sources a Newborn Care Specialist — Just for You
The Wellington Agency can find you the perfect Newborn Care Specialist to meet all of your needs. We know that nothing is more important than who cares for you new little VIB (Very Important Baby). With hand-selected, qualified candidates at our disposal, we can find the perfect fit for your family.
The Wellington Agency has offices located across the globe to meet your staffing needs. Call today and let our dedicated associates assist you in finding that perfect person:
Palm Beach / Miami (561) 713-2663
New York / London (917) 546-6809
Los Angeles / Palos Verdes (310) 697-7191
Boston (617) 275-8190