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How a Nightingale (Newborn Care Specialist) Can Help Your Family

newborn care specialist

A newborn care specialist helps new parents establish healthy sleep patterns, navigate feeding schedules, and understand their infant’s development over the first year of their life. Newborn Nightingales employs a phenomenal team of registered nurses and infant care experts who support families during their transition into parenthood. Keep scrolling to learn what we can do for you.  


What Is a Newborn Care Specialist?

So, what is a newborn care specialist? Simply put, we educate new parents regarding the best ways to care for their newborns. This often involves baby sleeping habits, feeding schedules, soothing techniques, napping routines, and the like. As newborn care specialists, we work with families anywhere from several weeks up to a year. 


Newborn Care Specialist Roles

Wondering how can a newborn care specialist help your family? Typically, we’ll start here: 


Infant Education

Our Newborn Nightingales are highly qualified nurses and infant care specialists with ample experience caring for newborns and their families. Melissa trains the team herself, instilling in them the best practices for developmentally appropriate newborn care. As a result, our team has a wealth of knowledge regarding infant sleep, feeding schedules, soothing techniques, and everything in between. 


Our newborn consultations (which can be done in person, over the phone, or through email) will answer all your parenting questions along the way. 


Overnight Baby Care

The one thing new parents need most is sleep! And when you allow a newborn care specialist (like our Newborn Nightingales) to care for your baby overnight, you can get some well-deserved rest. 


Our overnight nurses help by: 


  • Feeding according to parents’


  • wishes – including bottle preparation and pump cleaning

  • Encouraging babies to sleep long stretches and develop healthy sleep routines

  • Soothing and comforting babies when needed

  • Changing and diapering your baby

  • Keeping feeding and activity logs


Daytime Doula Services

All parents can benefit from a little postpartum support. Our Daytime Doulas help with:


  • The emotional and physical recovery from birth

  • Breast or bottle feeding questions and challenges

  • Mother and baby bonding 

  • Soothing techniques

  • Changing 

  • Swaddling 

  • Changing diapers

  • Circumcision care 

  • Light housekeeping 

  • Running errands 


Product Recommendations

There’s an abundance of newborn products on the market, and it’s often overwhelming for new parents to sift through them all. But as professionals in the industry, our Newborn Nightingales team has done the work for you and compiled a list of the best products for newborns and their families. Visit the shop on our website to see for yourself! 


Newborn Care in Dallas-Fort Worth

If you or a loved one is looking for a newborn care specialist in Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Midland, or the surrounding areas, Newborn Nightingales is here for you. As we mentioned, Melissa places only the most qualified Nurses and Nightingales. And she individually trains them all on the best practices for developmentally appropriate care and fostering healthy sleep habits. 


The best part? All of our services can be tailored to a family’s unique needs – simply let us know how we can serve you!

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