The Importance of Self-Care for the NCS

As a Newborn Care Specialist, it can be challenging to remember the importance of self-care. But taking good care of yourself is the single most important thing you can do after taking care of your client's newborn baby. The Importance of Self-Care Working as a...

The 4 B’s for Newborns and Why They Work

As a Newborn Care Specialist, utilizing the 4 B's for Newborns will help you immensely when sleep training your client's infant. But what are the 4 B's for Newborns, and why do they work? The 4 B's For Newborns and Why They Work Newborn babies are magic. One of the...

Six Ways to Increase your NCS Income

If you love newborn babies, a career as a Newborn Care Specialist might be the perfect path for you. More than a nanny or babysitter, Newborn Care Specialists educate new parents and assist them in newborn care. An NCS position is typically temporary, lasting from two...

Newborn Care Specialist Association Update

“The NCSA (Newborn Care Specialist Association) would like to offer a formal apology to the Newborn Care Training Academy, Brittany Hunt and Haleigh Haggerton Almquist for cancelling their membership to the NCSA 2 years ago. We have followed the NCTA for the last...

How to Use Target Market to Grow Your Business

Welcome to week 3 of our business series! Let’s start this blog by determining who needs to know their target market and what exactly a “target market” is. Later on we’ll discuss ways to identify your target market and why it is important for you to learn this crucial...

Starting your Business | Welcome

Welcome to the Newborn Care Training Academy’s 8 week blog series on starting or improving your business. We are so thankful that you have chosen to follow us through this series! Let us be the first to say congratulations on taking steps to start your business, or if...

Nannypalooza 2015: A Recap

Nannypalooza provides an opportunity for nannies in the industry to learn new techniques and network with other fellow nannies across the nation all while immersed in a fun environment. It is their mission to present high quality training workshops and information to...

The Importance of Branding Your Business

Once you have established a business and have a product or service that you are selling, it is crucial to make your business and service known to the public. In this process, “branding” is paramount to the success of making your services well known. Essentially, a...

Car Seat Safety

In today’s world, we are constantly on the go. We spend the majority of our time during the day in our cars, which may mean that Baby is in the car with us. To ensure that Baby has a smooth car ride, the proper installation and use of a car seat is paramount. In order...

The Benefits of White Noise

The use of white noise to put a newborn to sleep may seem counterintuitive, however, white noise helps to emulate a familiar setting for your newborn. For the nine months that baby develops in the womb, she is exposed to a multitude of sounds. The womb is quite a...

Benefits of Joining the INA

As an in-home childcare professional, it is important to continually strive for growth in order to benefit you and those under your care. The International Nanny Association is a non-profit association dedicated to educating childcare professionals to enhance the...

Post Feeding Fussiness Solved!

It is not uncommon for a baby to be fussy after a feeding and there are a wide number of potential causes for the fussiness being exhibited.  Some of these causes are easy to identify and remedy while others may require the help of a specialist or may go unidentified...