Student Highlight Profile: Paula Philips

Name Paula Philips
Night Nanny, Newborn Care Specialist
Areas Served
Montgomery County, Washington DC, Nothern Virginia
Services Provide
Overnight weekend care (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Why are you passionate about newborn care?
Families really look forward to welcoming their new baby, then realize that it can be a very stressful event, I want to support them in moving through this initial challenging phase into the period of being able to really enjoy their new child.
What is the greatest compliment you’ve ever received from a client?
Families have expressed appreciation for the way I manage young children in a calm, caring manner.
What do you enjoy about working with new families?
I like to get to know new families to understand their unique perspective of life.
Let’s talk newborns: what is your favorite part about caring for newborns?
I like to hold an infant and sing to him or her. I like carrying out the routine activities with them as so much meaningful interaction can take place during those times.
What is next for you? Are you preparing for a new certification or training event?
I would like to become a Newborn Care Specialist with advanced training in the near future.
What is one fun fact about yourself?
I love my Yoga and Meditation Practices.