Newborn Specialist Job Description - Newborn care specialists are called upon to help new parents care for their newborns. Newborn care specialists typically come into the home for several weeks after a child is born and help the parents develop healthy eating, sleeping and care routines. Many newborn care specialists function as parent educators, teaching parenting proper and accepted baby care techniques. Newborn care specialists typically work 8 to 24 hour shifts and are responsible for all the tasks related to the baby’s care, including bottle preparation (if needed), baby laundry and nursery organization.
As with all home care providers, you should feel very comfortable with the newborn care specialist you choose and they should provide verification of their training and credentials. A newborn care specialist will typically have extensive training and experience in newborn care, as well as CPR/first aid certification.
Typical Rates - The rates of newborn care specialists vary greatly depending on schedule, hours, geographical area, training and experience. Families are encouraged to
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