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Why You Should Hire a Newborn Care Specialist in Seattle

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There’s often a moment when parents are discharged from the hospital when they realize they’re now in charge of this tiny human being. It’s a surreal moment. This little baby can barely fit in a newborn onesie, and now, they are completely dependent on you. If, like many parents, this thought is absolutely overwhelming, there are professionals who can help you out. I’d love to tell you about some of my favorite places to find a Seattle Newborn Care Specialist who will help you feel equipped for parenthood! 

Learn From The Best With A Newborn Care Specialist in Seattle

Pacific Northwest Baby Coach

Laura Cristiani is a Certified Newborn Care Specialist as well as a Birth and Postpartum Doula. She founded Pacific Northwest Baby Coach as a way to help out parents with whatever struggles they were facing after bringing their babies home. When you hire her as a Newborn Care Specialist, she’ll come over and help you with whatever you need. She’s there whether you need some evidence-based information to help you make informed decisions or simply just need someone to watch your baby so you can get a nap. You can book Laura for a minimum of 40 hours a week and arrange a schedule that works for your family. 

A new mother sits on a bed in a floral off-the-shoulder dress looking down at her sleeping newborn baby in her arms Newborn Care Specialist Seattle

OmBaby Newborn Care

OmBaby Newborn Care was founded by Noel Merkel over 15 years ago. Noel believes in intuitive care and will work with you to help you discover your baby’s natural rhythm. Noel is CPR certified and is travel-ready in case you need some help on the go. Alongside her Newborn Care Specialist services, Noel works as a Postpartum Doula as well as a Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga Instructor. Her calm demeanor and endless expertise will be your best friend in those early days! 

40 Winks: Newborn Care

40 Winks: Newborn Care was started by Laura Ellis to provide judgment-free assistance to parents who need it. Laura has spent her entire life supporting families and cannot wait to be there for yours! She’s a Certified Newborn Care Specialist as well as a Postpartum Doula. She has a special love for helping out multiple, special needs, and premature babies. You’ll choose to have her for either overnight or daytime care and can purchase a package that will give you full-time help.

A newborn baby sleeps in a knit sweater with a hood in mom's hands Newborn Care Specialist Seattle

Modern Newborn Care

Modern Newborn Care is a Seattle specialist service provided by Leanne Spromberg, a Newborn Care Specialist with a long list of credentials. Leanne works with each parent to create a plan so they can excel even after her services are complete. Leanne is a Postpartum Doula as well as a Lactation Educator. She’ll work with you to identify your family’s unique needs and will then find the best approach. You can choose to have her for day or night shifts.  

Newborn Care Specialist Seattle

It can be a monumental moment, but I promise you don’t have to panic when it’s time to take your baby home. With these incredible Seattle newborn care specialists, you’ll have all the help you need to tackle those first few months of parenthood! 

Once you’re feeling pretty confident, it’s time to start thinking about booking some pictures. That’s where I come in! I’m a Seattle-based family photographer, and I positively love getting to be there with families to celebrate the big moments. These early weeks are so precious, and I want to make sure you have gorgeous pictures you can treasure for years. If you’ve been thinking about getting a photo session on the books for your newborn, let’s chat so we can make it happen!

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Hi I'm lENA

Welcome to the blog, a place for helpful parenting resources and planning tips for couples. Stay a while and say hello!

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