DOULA: THE ART OF LABOR SUPPORT

The idea of a doula attending a woman as sheprepares to give birth is hardly a new concept. Bothwritten and artistic history document the presenceof women beside a mother during and afterchildbirth. Today, research confirms that a trained doulaprovides continuous physical and emotionalsupport prior to, during, and following the birth…

How does a Night Nanny help me when I am breastfeeding

This is a common question. Breastfeeding takes time and attention. You have two options, at night breastfeed or pump. Pumping is much quicker. We do not encourage one way or the other. That is your choice to make. What we do encourage is us taking care of the rest. We…

Nose Boogies

We know the feeling. You’re stuffed up, you have to breathe out of your mouth, and you don’t sleep well. So how do we fix it on a baby when they can’t “blow” yet. To start keep your baby upright in the daytime when possible. It helps the nose drain.…

Reasons why your Sleep Training may not be working

Are your routines in a low stimulating environment? You need 3 routines. A morning routine, nap routine, and bedtime routine. These routines need to be different by two noticeable differences. Books, music, etc. All routines need to be in a calm, low stimulating environment. Your baby can be stimulated and…

Why I needed a Night Nanny

To start I was exhausted. My days and nights were blending together. My joy for finally having the child I always wanted was slowly being taken over by the amount of chores I felt I had to up keep, the social norm to lose the baby weight, the image of…

Night Nanny Pricing

All of our team are  certified Doula’s, Newborn Care Specialist, and Registered Nurses. They are independent contractors. These hard working Night Nannies and Sleep Trainers make their own rate. Our team is qualified, vetted, and experienced. Our team starts at $35-$50 hourly pending the service your family needs. We have…

Wanna know the nitty-gritty when your baby arrives?

Basics, your body and mind will be exhausted. Your body is going through hormonal changes, healing and so much more. Rule number one for yourself, Rest. In Columbia a postpartum woman is assigned two caregivers after birth for 1-6 months. They care for the mom and baby, ¬†housework, cook, etc.…

You Don’t Negotiate with Toddlers

Sleep Training a toddler is fun, interesting and challenging. We have the excuses. Which we love the creativity they come up with. They also give you feedback and sass when you implement something new they don’t approve of. The saying in our industry is “You don’t negotiate with Toddlers (…

“I didn’t know a Sleep Trainer was a thing”

A struggling mom with 3 kids and 2 not sleeping through the night. She was desperate for some sleep. She was offered a Night Nanny by her family, but knew she wold have to wake with one kid still. She googled what to do and stumbled upon our page. To…

How to cope with reflux

In simple terms, reflux is your babies stomach contents coming back up into your babies esophagus. Causing discomfort and pain. Reflux can be frustrating and a bit exhausting. Reflux severity varies from one baby to the next. Main tips to help with reflux include: -Keeping baby elevated while feeding, burp…

Improving your babies Sleep

Whether you have a newborn or an infant, sleep is important for you and them. It’s important to create good sleep habits early on so you don’t have to Sleep Train your infant or toddler. This is not advising against waking newborns for feeds or a  sleep training method. These…

Hiring a Night Nanny in Hawaii starts NOW

We have an amazing team of Doulas, Newborn Care Specialist and Registered Nurses for all of your overnight needs. Our team was once thriving on Hawaii, however when the pandemic hit, jobs and housing was lost for a lot of people on the island. We have since rebuilt our team,…

What Is Sleep Training?

Sleep Training can be many things. It depends on who you ask. What does it mean at Night Owl? It means we cater a sleep training plan to your families needs. Thats 10-12 hours of uninterrupted sleep for your infant or toddler. It can be very gentle. It is not…