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…

Flying with babies

These tips are for Newborn’s ¬†mostly… Recreate the home environment. Most common mistake we see while flying is parents bouncing a newborn with no blanket or a blanket draped over them. It’s important to swaddle on the plane as well, especially if we want them to have a cozy sleep.…

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 are Night Nannies so much?

A common misconception is Night Nannies are 16 year olds doing a basic babysitting job. If that was the case, yes the hourly rate would be much lower. However our Night Nannies are top tier professionals that are certified Doula’s, Newborn Care Specialist, and or Nurses. The basic essentials over…

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…

Is Sleep Training right for your Family?

Sleep Training is not for everyone. There is a lot of mixed controversy on the subject. We do not push sleep training on any clients. If you’re not interested in Sleep Training, we have an amazing team of Night Nannies that will help you get more sleep while tending to…

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…

What does a Postpartum Doula do at Night?

We love the support a doula offers overnight. Big deep breath. They do everything baby and mom related. They are the extra hands you want when your exhaustion kicks in. They tend to the baby, baby related chores, support for mom, and let you sleep. There are many dynamics how…

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…