MATERNITY AND NEWBORN CONSULTATIONS
For many expectant parents, sorting through and understanding all the different items you will need for your baby can be an overwhelming task. There is no reason to worry about picking the wrong gear or forgetting something you’ll need when you opt for a maternity consultations through Welcome Home Baby. Each consultation is designed to put your mind at ease and help you feel prepared for the arrival of your baby. My consultations provide you a comprehensive course on baby care and the types of baby related items that are available so you can feel confident in selecting what gear you will need for your child. To that end, I can provide you assistance in building your baby registry and selecting items based on the factors that are most important to you such as safety, convenience, eco-friendly, chemical free, or a host of others. Additionally, I can also assist you in setting up your nursery so that everything is ready when you bring home your little one.
If your baby has already arrived and you have specific concerns about general care, sleep, feeding, or any other topic area concerning your newborn, contact me to setup a newborn consultation. Once we have established the areas you would like more information on, we can schedule a time that is convenient for you to have our consultation appointment. Your comfort is during the consultation is a top priority, so you have the choice between an in-home visit, phone, or email consultation. If you are not sure which is right for you, I am happy to provide you with guidance as we discuss your needs. Below you will find a list of a few of the topics that can be covered in a newborn consultation through Welcome Home Baby. Keep in mind that this is not an exhaustive list so contact me if you don’t see your topic because it is probable that I have expertise in that area as well.
Establishing a healthy sleep environment
Setting and achieving sleep goals
Planning and implementing an overnight routine
Promoting healthy sleep habits
Creating a feeding schedule
Recommendations for lactation counselors
Bathing and baby hygiene
Planning your childcare needs
Finding a nanny or other childcare option
Car seat safety or locating a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST)