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Baby Friendly Is Not So Parent Friendly Sometimes

In the last couple years, hospitals across the country have been quietly (and sometimes not so quietly) eliminating nurseries for after the baby is born unless there is a medical need. It is part of a “baby-friendly” move that many hospitals are making and say is best. According to Lori Pugsley, the newborn family unit’s…read more

What Makes Newborn Care Solutions Unique? The answer might surprise you!

People often ask me what it is that makes Newborn Care Solutions unique.  What sets us apart from other training companies out there. Even “why” they should take our program over others. I hear these and similar questions nearly every day. And sure, there are the standard answers: our training is designed and tailored specifically…read more

Training Options for Today’s NCS

There are a variety of options available for training as a Newborn Care Specialist. And each of them has something to offer you depending on where you are in your career currently and what your goals are for your NCS career. We often get asked: “Is this just the same as X, Y, Z company’s…read more

Interview with Nora Rivera – Newborn Care Specialist

Newborn Care Specialists aren’t just for the “traditional” families. We work with families of all kinds including married, single, LGBTQ, surrogacy and adoption. We work with single babies, multiples, even higher order multiples like quintuplets and sextuplets (yep, you read that right!). Recently one of our company experts and student NCS mentors, Nora Rivera, was…read more

Recognizing Post-Partum Depression

Recently I had a chat with a friend that made me sad and happy all at the same time. She is a friend I have known for years and a fairly new mother—within the last year. She also took one of my classes to learn more about being a Newborn Care Specialist. Our Foundational NCS…read more

Happy 1st Birthday Apio and Acen!

We at Newborn Care Solutions are so amazingly privileged to have a team of amazing mentors for our students and also available as Expert Resources to our parents! Today, on their FIRST BIRTHDAY, we feature a story of Apio and Acen, a story that one of our mentors played a huge role in creating. Annie…read more

How I Earned the Nickname “Triplet Nanny”

I have worked with multiples for many years—and whether it is 2, 3, or even 6 (yes, I have helped take care of sextuplets), there is a special joy that comes from helping a family who is having multiples realize it will be OK, they will make it through this, and that I can show…read more