Benefits of Night Nurses

Why hire a Night Nurse?

The transition of welcoming a new baby(s) into your  family can be both physically and mentally draining, especially due to  sleep deprivation and uncertainty about the care of your newborn .  Therefore there are many advantages to hiring a night nurse including:

  •  Decreased chance of postpartum depression
  • Decreased infant and maternal health complications  due to informed care 
  • Decreased maternal exhaustion, frustration, and  apprehension
  • Increased and earlier bonding with newborn
  • Happier baby due to a greater understanding of your     infant’s emotional and physical needs and behaviour.
     

What can a Night Nurse do for you?

The scope and practice of a night nurse is different  depending on who you hire. When choosing a night nurse you should make  sure they will meet your needs and expectations including but not  limited to the following:

  • Lactation support
  • Infant feeding 
  • Help you initiate a routine with your baby(s) 
  • Emotional support
  • Newborn Care Instruction 
  • Meal Preparation 
  • Sibling Care 
  • Formula Preparation
  • Cord & Circumcision Care 
  • Laundry ( baby & family ) 
  • Light Housekeeping