A Mothercraft Nanny is a Nanny or Nurse who has qualifications in Early Childhood Development or Mothercraft Nursing. Mothercraft Nannies can also have a Midwifery or Paediatric qualification. Each Mothercraft Nanny or Nurse will have a minimum of 5 years experience working with children from newborn infant to 5 years of age.
Most Mothercraft Nannies will have had general Nanny experiences as well as specialised Mothercraft experiences.
A Mothercraft Nanny has specialist skills in:
- Assisting parents with newborn skills
- Routine establishment
- Sleep and settling techniques
- Feeding including breastfeeding or bottle feeding
- Postnatal care of Mother and Baby
- Assisting new Dads with newborn care
- Developmental guidance
- Health & Nutrition
- Multiples – twins
- Sleep Guidance
- Overnight care
- Support for parents and Baby
All Mothercraft Nannies and Mothercraft Nurses have had to undertake Night Nannies extensive screening process of a National Criminal record check, reference checking, an interview, hold a current First Aid Certificate or up to date Medical CPR qualifications and attend Night Nannies training and screening orientation session.
Night Nannies Mothercraft Nurses and Mothercraft Nannies are under Night Nannies policies and agreements in relation to how they are expected to represent Night Nannies with the utmost professionalism.
Mothercraft Nurses and Nannies can work from as little as one night to give you a break to 6 nights per week for up to 12 weeks. Mothercraft Nannies and Nurses can provide overnight care, day services, 24 hour care and live in temporary care.
It is advisable to book your specialised Mothercraft Nurse or Mothercraft Nanny in advance whilst you are pregnant. Although we can cater for emergency situations where families just need a break or require Sleep Guidance.
Night Nannies matches up your family with a Mothercraft Nurse or Mothercraft Nanny dependant on the area you live, the situation regarding your Sleep Guidance issues and the age of your children. This is then based on the specialised experience and relevant qualifications of the Mothercraft Nurse or Nanny.
Postnatal care is care for a newborn or infant baby under 5 months and is either provided by a Mothercraft Nurse, Midwife or Mothercraft Nanny. Families are matched based on the area you reside, the expertise and relevant qualifications of the Nanny or Nurse.