Parenthood, although an elating and gratifying undertaking, can also be nothing short of daunting. Where does an untested mother begin? How does she deal with the roller coaster of emotions that come with the territory? What is recommended and what are the pitfalls? How does she even begin to untangle this web of diapers, nursing and sleepless nights? More importantly, how does she master the art of balancing the needs of mother against child? In as much as parenthood is a pursuit that can prove to be arduous, recline and fret not.. We will help you find the answers.
My name is Nadine Kennedy, I have 17 years experience in newborn, infant and childcare. My goal is to offer a service that specifically meets the needs of my new mom. I aim to pass on my extensive knowledge in newborn/infant care to help equip, and provide you with all the tools and tips you need to be a confident and thriving new mom.
I am of a calm and gentle demeanor, with patience to learn and a passion to help educate and support new moms. My strong organizational, listening, interpersonal and communication skills, enables me to perform confidently and efficiently at anything I do.
I specialize in all the necessary and accepted practices in newborn care including but not limited to infant CPR, Post Partum and lactation support. I have extensive training and experience with singles, twins and triplets, competent in skin-to-skin, breastfeeding, mother-baby bonding, basic sleep training and care for your precious baby.
My duties include coming to your home on a daily basis during the first weeks to months of your baby’s life to assist you in caring for your most precious bundle of joy. The position of a Newborn Care Specialist is a temporary assignment that can require a 24 hour shift or night time shift. The length of the assignment is solely within the parents’ discretion. An assignment typically ranges between a 6 - 12 week period, with a longer duration for premature babies and special needs infants.
By the time the due date approaches, it is advisable for the new mom to have already secure a PPD or NCS. Doing so alleviates the stress of a new mom coming home to tackle this daunting task on her own as her Newborn Care Specialist will already be at her home, well adjusted and awaiting their arrival from the hospital.