What are the necessities for a newborn?

What are the necessities for a newborn?

Are you a new mother wondering what you absolutely need for your new baby? You may want to make sure you have the necessities added to your baby registry. There are always new products and new baby gear being released. Use this guide to make sure you have everything...

Help! Newborn Sleep Solutions

Help! Newborn Sleep Solutions

My baby will not sleep on its back for longer than 30 minutes. My baby will fall asleep in my arms and as soon as I put them down will wake up. How do I get my baby to sleep on its back for longer stretches at a time? Sleep is one of the most important aspects of a...

We’re overwhelmed! Who can help?

We’re overwhelmed! Who can help?

We are new parents and have no idea what we are doing? What kind of help can we get? Consultations are meetings one on one or on the phone with the new parents. They can range from setting up a nursery to sleep training or just helping the new parent(s) get organized...

What do I do when my baby has a diaper rash?

What do I do when my baby has a diaper rash?

Often infants develop diaper rashes. A diaper rash is a group of inflammatory skin disorders occurring in any area covered by a diaper in infants. This can occur from the different types of diapers used, the type of wipes used, type of soap or lotion around the baby’s...

What are the symptoms for reflux?

What are the symptoms for reflux?

Reflux is quite common in infants around four months old. As the baby gets older, the reflux decreases. A baby with reflux may spit up more often than a baby without reflux. Babies may refuse to eat, may be uncomfortable during a feed, and cry when put down. A baby...

How do I choose a breast pump?

How do I choose a breast pump?

When deciding what kind of pump to use or if you even need a pump, it is important to consider what mom’s needs will be. Will breast/chest fed baby always be taken along with mom or will mom be returning to work and need expressed milk? Mom may need to run errands and...

Will an NCS travel with a family?

Will an NCS travel with a family?

It is up to the Newborn Care Specialist if they are will to travel with a family or not, but in most cases yes an NCS will travel for work.  It is required that the family pay for the NCS’s travel including airfare, accommodations, food and the NCS’s 24 hour...

How to choose a baby name?

How to choose a baby name?

Having a baby is so exciting and emotional. One of the first things parents think about are what to name their unborn baby. It is one of the hardest things to decide on. Choosing a name that your child will have for the rest of its life is a huge decision. Will people...