Credentials

Objective:

To find a family whose lives I can impact with my commitment, love and caring attitude in the process of helping them with their newborn.  My main objective is to teach and assist parents, and if desired, to sleep train the baby so when I leave the baby is sleeping through the night.

  • I have 28 years  of experience, over 50,000 hours of on-the-job experience.
  • Numerous consultations are not included.
  • Although the last names and phone numbers have been left off, they are available upon request.

Experience Includes:

  • Singles, Twins, Triplets, Quads, Sextuplets
  • Premature babies
  • Sleep Training
  • Reflux
  • Apnea Monitors
  • Swaddling
  • Scheduling techniques
  • Postpartum
  • Night, day and round the clock duty
  • All the care, feeding, bathing, and administering medications, of a newborn
  • Soothing techniques
  • Sleeping though the night techniques: “Baby Wise”,” Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child”, “Happiest Baby on the Block” “Baby Whisperer” “My First 100 Babies”
  • Breast feeding (personal experience and technical experience)
  • Writing Newborn Care Manual
  • Writing Articles for Triplet Connection, Busy Bee’s, Swell and many newsletters
  • Teaching prospective parents-to-be at the Jewish University, Babies R Us
  • Consulting on any Newborn Issues
  • Teaching 40 hour class to certify Newborn Care Specialists and Newborn Nannies
  • Founder and Managing Director of the Newborn Care Specialist Association
  • Owner and Manager of Exclusively Baby Nurse and the Temporary Crib

Related Skills:

Flexible: Able to work in many different settings, with a variety of personalities.  Always keeping in mind the client is my first priority.  Your child/children will be my priority, I am organized and patient and will work with you to create a workable schedule for you and your children.

Multi-tasker:  Able to care for multiples easily providing the high quality of care a client would expect for their babies, able to tend to breastfeeding moms as well as the education of the clients.  I deal well with situations that require person who can maintain calm.

Reliable and Confident:  Have over 19 years of experience that you can depend on.  I am very consistent with my philosophies but willing to bend to your wishes.

Communication skills:  Able to communicate with clients on any level.  Have worked with high profile clients and am willing to sign confidentiality clauses. I will offer you tips and hints to make your life easier.

Dependable:   I will always be on time.  I have not had a sick day in years.

In General:
  I am kind, compassionate and very caring.  I am an excellent Newborn Care Specialist and it shows in the way I do my job.

 WORK REFERENCES:

Oct 2017 – Dec 2017
Tim and Laura

Newborn boy/girl twins.  Exclusively breast milk babies.  Sleeping 12 hours by 12 weeks.

November 20, 2016 – Feb 12, 2016
Ryan and Valerie

Newborn girl, Exclusively breast milk fed, Sleeping 7 hours by 6 wks.

March 11, 2016 – May 11, 2016
George and Kristen Washington DC

Newborn girl, Exclusively Breastfed.  Sleeping through the night by 8 weeks.
Round the clock duty

Nov 2015 – Feb 2016
Graham and Ruby

Twins boy/girl  Sleep train, exclusively breast milk babies

Sept 2015
Carter and Tiffany

Twin girls
Did 2 weeks of relief for parents.

June 3, 2015 – Aug. 24, 2015
Harrison and Irina

Newborn boy
Education and assistance
Breast fed
Sleep training

Jan 18, 2015 – March 16, 2015
Brian and Melisa

Newborn boy
Education and assistance
Breast fed
Sleep trained

Dec. 1 – Jan 9, 2014
Boback and Jamie

Newborn boy
Round-the-clock duty
Education and assistance.

Oct 4 – Nov. 20, 2014
Scott and Kristen

2 week old little girl
Breast and Formula
Put baby on schedule – taught swaddling
Doing day/night duty

May 26, 2014 – Aug. 15, 2014
Niels and Andrea

Newborn little girl
Second time for the family
At one month sleeping 7pm – 1:30pm
Totally breast milk baby

March 9 – May 21, 2014
Mark and Heather

Newborn little boy
Education for new parents
Breast fed baby
Sleep training

Dec 16 – Dec 21, 2013
George and Kristen

6 month old little boy sleep trained in a week

Sept. 12 – Dec 12 2013
John and Maja

Care and sleep training of little girl. This is the 3rd time I have worked for this family with newborns.
Total breast milk baby. Mom is breastfeeding during the day I am bottle feeding breast milk at night

July 12 – August 26, 2013
Dr. Rod and Alina Salt Lake City

Full term girl, clients wanted me to sleep train.
She had jaundice, formula issues and double hernia surgery within the 6 weeks I was there.
I was able to teach her to sleep 7pm – 4:30am. Parent’s cooperated completely with my instructions.
I worked nights only and stayed with them during the day.

Dec 26, 2012 – Feb. 28, 2013
Robbie and Joann CA and ILL

Twins – boy – girl
Sleep Trained in 8 weeks to sleep 12 hours.
Round the clock job

March 28 – June 1, 2013
Dr.Jay and Cindy

Full term little girl who had heart surgery immediately after birth
Working on stretching and sleep training in April
Mom wanted her sleep trained but would not allow crying and wanted paci given throughout the night – sleep training was not possible. She did sleep from 10 – 4 by 12 weeks.

June 10 – 20, 2012
Scott and Tiffany  Florida

Out of state adoption
Baby sleeping 6:30 – 1:30 upon my departure.
Service performed at a local hotel.

March 1 – May 26, 2012
Collin and  Julia  Pacific Palisades, CA

Baby boy born 1 week past due date
Round the clock duty
Education and assistance, lactation consulting and  sleep training
Sleeping 11 hours straight by 10 weeks

Jan – Feb 2012
Jon and Geri

Baby girl born 2 weeks early. This was a short term job for assistance and education

Oct 10 – Dec 31, 2011
Niels and Andrea

Twin girls born at 31 weeks.  One and two pounds.  I was blessed to be able to care for both of them.
Baby A passed at 3 months after only a short time out of the hospital.  She was on oxygen, apnea monitor and a feeding tube.
Baby B is sleeping 13 hours by mid Dec.

July 28 – Sept 28, 2011
Chris and Michelle  Camarillo, CA

Twin boy and girl.  I lived in but worked only nights.
I was able to consult during the day when necessary.
Both babies were sleeping 6:30 – 5:30 when I left.

June 26, 2011
Raj and Rushin

This was a sleep training schedule adjusting consultation for an eight week old little boy.

June 26  – July 10, 2011
Manny and Tonya

8 week old little girl who was not sleeping or on a schedule.

Feb 6 – May 6, 2011
John and Maja

Premature boy
Totally breast milk
Second time with this family

Feb. 4 – Feb 5
Dr. Nickolas and Vessasa

Sleep training and scheduling their 4 month old daughter.  Mom was getting up 3 – 5 times per night to feed and baby was crying all day.  The crying led to the prescribing of Zantac.
It was determined that she did not have Reflux after she was put on a schedule and her ounces per feed was increased.

Nov. 26 – Feb 3, 2010
High Profile

24 hour for the first 3 days
Sleep trained  sleeping 7 – 4:30 by 9 weeks

July 7 – Oct 7, 2010
Ed and Lisa

Twin boy and girl born at 36 weeks.
Babies were breast and bottle fed.
Parents were very receptive to my suggestions the results were, babies went on schedule extremely well.
First babies for the family so a lot of education was included.
Babies were sleeping throughout the night when I left.

May 23 – July 3 2010
Jason and Carey

Twin boy and girl born at 36 weeks.
Babies were breast and bottle fed.
We worked on a good schedule for days and nights with parents.  Taught parents how to teach babies to self soothe.  Worked on gently stretching the night time awakenings.
Babies were sleeping 7PMM – 5 AM at 8 weeks
Education and instruction in newborn care

April 22 – May 8, 2010
Bruce and Sarah  Las Vegas, NV

Single Baby Boy.
I worked round-the-clock for the first week and stayed with the family and did night only duty for the second week.
Education and instruction in newborn care
The baby was a complete breast milk baby.  I helped Mom with breastfeeding, got the baby on a good working schedule.
Baby was sleeping 4 hours at a time at night by the time I left.

Feb. 6 – 14, 2010
High Profile Family

Single baby boy.
Completely breast milk baby.  I fed the bottle at night and he nursed during the day.

January 1 – 29, 2010
Philippe and Ingrid   Las Vegas, NV

Single baby boy.
I worked round the clock on this job.
Mom was breastfeeding during the day and I was bottle feeding breast milk at night.
Education and instruction in newborn care
I was able to train him to sleep at night 4 – 6 hours straight without waking.

November 30 – Dec 8, 2009
Josh and Suzi

Single baby girl.  6 weeks premature.  She was 8 weeks actual age when I helped out.

She had sleeping issues.  Did not know how to fall asleep on her own.  I was able to fill in for 8 days and was able to get her sleeping from 3 to 4 – 4 ½ hours at a time.

August 22 – November 28, Dec 9 – 16 2009
Francis and Dionne

Single baby boy.  He was a full term baby and came home from the hospital at 24 hours old.
He had reflux which was helped with natural remedies.
He was a completely breast milk fed baby.
Completely sleep trained when I left
Education and instruction in newborn care

April 9 – July 3, 2009
John and Maja

Single baby boy.  He was a full term baby.
He had reflux
Education and scheduling is a major part of this job.
Sleeping through the night when I left

March 1 –March 15, 2009
Vic and Tess

Premature triplets born at 31 weeks.
I educated the parents on baby basics and doing night care.

Feb 16 – Feb 2, 2009
Lon and Lauren

Premature triplet girls born at 31 weeks.
I was able to educate the parents and get the girls on a good schedule while doing night care

Dec. 7 – Feb 8, 2009
Steve and Melissa

Premature twins born at 34 weeks.
Sleep training and education was the focus of my job.
Babies came home at almost 6 and 7 pounds.
At one month they are sleeping 5 -6 hours straight at night.
Education and instruction in newborn care

Oct 26 – Dec. 4, 2008
Stacy and Andy

This is the second time in a year I have worked for this family.  They had a baby last Christmas and were surprised with another.
He was 6 weeks premature and I was able to take over when he was 3 weeks old and only 4 pounds.
I cared for him for 3 days straight when his parents went to an out of town funeral.
He was sleeping 10 PM – 6:00  when I left
Stacy was a breastfeeding mom.

Oct 2008
Jewish University

I was honored to teach 12 expecting parents newborn techniques for two weeks.
We covered all the basic newborn subjects.

Sept 23 – Oct 10, 2008
Andy and Nancy

I was able to consult with them from birth and at 6 weeks old they decided to hire me to sleep train their little girl.
With a little schedule adjustment, I had her sleeping through the night (7 PM – 6:00 AM) in 2 weeks.

Sept. 4 – Sept. 23, 2008
Mike and Janet

This little boy was 6 weeks premature.
Mom wanted him sleep trained but there was not enough time and he was sick the entire time.
I was able to sleep train him to sleep for 6 hours straight before I left for my next job after 3 weeks.

June 21, 2008 – July 23, 2008
Bill and Natalie

Bill called me from the hospital with a new little boy.  I started the next night.  I was only able to stay with them for one month as I had another commitment.
He was sleeping 6 ½ hours at 2 weeks.
Natalie was a breastfeeding mom
Education and instruction in newborn care

May 12 – June 13, 2008
High Profile Family

They had a full termed little boy
Sleep trained at 5 weeks to sleep 10 hours.
He was a totally breast fed little boy.

Feb. 18 – April 18, 2008

Dr. Volker and Rosina

Premature twins 4 weeks preemie.
Mom did not want to sleep training, swaddling or scheduling. Babies were up every 1 ½ hours when I left.

Jan 7, 2008 – Feb 7, 2008
David and Vickie

7 week premature twin boys.
They did not have the ability to eat and breathe at the same time. One little boy was rushed to the hospital two times with breathing issues.
Despite the breathing issues which they outgrew, I was able to get them sleeping from 11PM – 5 AM.
The boys both had reflux and I was able to build a reflux next for their comfort.

Nov. 4, 2007 – Jan 4, 2008
Stacey and Andy

6 week preemie boy
I was able to start when he was 10 days old.  He was a little over 4 pounds.
He was sleeping from 10 PM – 5AM by the time I left.
Education and instruction in newborn care

August 1 – Sept 12, 2007
Dr. Adam and Valerie

Twin girls born 3 weeks apart.
One of the girls is totally breastfed and the other bottle fed.
I did not sleep training, swaddling or scheduling (as per the parents request) on this job as a result we get up every 3 hours every night to feed the babies, this continued after I left.

July – August 2007
Sextuplet’s – Masche

I volunteered my services to the sextuplets that were born here on June 11.  This has been a service of love and an experience to remember.  Because of the notoriety of the family, I have been asked not to share the experience.

March 5 –  April 6, 2007
Carter and Jeannie

This is the second time for me to work for the Lloyds’.
Little girl
I trained the day nanny in newborn care
Did the night care for them until Jeannie recovered from a C- Section.

Feb 7 – March 1, 2007
Todd and Pam

Twins.  Boy and girl.
Mom was a total breast feeder  she wanted someone to teach her how to breast feed both babies at one time and how to schedule them to optimize her time.

Jan 2, 2007 – Feb 4, 2007
Dan and Jessica

3 week old twins, boy/girl
I was asked to come in and sleep train 3 week old twins in a month.  I was able to get them to sleep through the night.  They have created a wonderful blog about my experience and it is in my reference letters.
Education and instruction in newborn care

Oct 29, 2006 – Dec 28, 2006
Gray and Emily

Twins my first full term babies, boy/girl
They were sleep trained by the time I left.  The little girl was sleeping through the night at 3 weeks. The little boy was a little more stubborn.

July 31 – Oct.  27, 2006
Alan and Jennifer

Twin boys one month premature.
One of the boys had reflux and I built a reflux nest for him.

June 23 – July 28, 2006
Dr. Jane – Huntington Beach CA

Single mother and had a precious little girl who was one month premature.
I was able to help her out 24/7 for 2 weeks and then 12 hour days/nights for the remainder of the contract.
The baby had reflux.

April 18 – June 1, 2006
Dan and Christina

Twin boys.
They are preemies.
They are bottle fed breast milk babies.
Sleep Training is the key!

Feb 12, – April 7, 2006
Chuck and Betsy   Laguana Beach, CA

Baby boy
This was a 24/7 job for 7 1/2 weeks.
Betsy breast fed Charlie and I was able to instruct her.
We were able to put Charlie on a workable schedule and when I left he was sleeping from 9 PM to 5 AM

Jan 16 – February 3, 2006
Jon and Athena

Preemie twin girls.
I did the first 36 hours straight and then night nursed for the remainder of time.

January 5 – January 9, 2006
Mike and Michelle

Twin girls and needed help for one week.
December 26 – December 28, 2005

Clay and Brenda  (see below)

Clay and Brenda had taken baby to England and needed to do some catch up sleep. I had their 3 month old little boy for 3 nights.
November 8 – November 23, 2005

Dr. Matt and Suzanne

11 week old girl
Sleep training

October 30 – November 6, 2005
Evan and Orsi

Single boy full term
Totally breast fed
I was able to educate and bring a feeling of security to the home with my newborn scheduling techniques.

Oct 10, 12, 24, and 25, 2005
Clay and Brenda

I initially did a 2 day Baby Boot Camp for Clay and Brenda.  The baby was 2 weeks old and they were very nervous parents.  They were very impressed with my teaching abilities and the newborn tips I was able to give them.  They called me back for 2 nights to give Mom a well deserved rest.

September 10 – September 16, 2005
Mike and Janet

10 day old little boy.
I was able to get the baby to sleep from 10-5 from the first night.  He was the youngest baby that I have been able to do that with.  Swaddling was the key.
I was also able to give Janet many newborn hints to make her more comfortable dealing with her son

September 1 – September 6, 2005
Scott and Brooke

Single baby boy.
I was able to instruct Brooke for the first 6 days of their baby’s life in matters of breast feeding, bathing and general newborn care.
I worked a 24 hour shift and then came in nights.

August 8 – August 18, 2005
Michael and Jennifer See below

I worked in Del Mar, Ca. For 10 days with a set of twins.  I did 24/7  shifts and took over for an entire 3 day period when the Collins parents took a short vacation.

June 24 – July 28, 2005
High Profile Aspen, CO

Single Mother and her newborn son.
I was able to instruct the Mother in Breast-feeding and general newborn issues
Baby was sleeping a 6 hour shift before I left.

May 21 – June 21, 2005
Carter and Jeannie

Newborn baby boy.
I was able to get him to sleep for a 6 hour stretch before I left.
Education and instruction in newborn care

May 9, 2005 – 18, 2005
Krandell Quads

I did night nursing for Quads.
This was a donated job.
I was able to help them get the babies on a schedule and sleeping 4 hours straight.
The babies were on medications and different formulas so strict protocol had to be followed.

March 23 – 24, 2005
Wayne and Reese Greenwood

3 month old triplets.
I went in to help a Baby Nurse who was sick and unable to care for the triplets.
Two of the babies were on the Apnea Sleep Monitors.

February 27 – March 3 2005

Michael and Suzanne

3 children, a set of 6 week old twin boys an a 14 month old little girl.
Suzanne had complications with a C-section and I went in for 2 weeks and took over all the care of the children.   I feed, bathed, changed, washed bottles, did laundry and cleaned house.
I was able to get the babies on a schedule, do circumcision care on a blotched circumcision.

February 16, 2005

Greg and  Jacquelyn Linamon

This was a one night job so the Mom could ask some questions and get a good night sleep.  The Linamon’s had twin girls.  The girls were sleeping in car seats and needed to be transitioned to their bed.
November 23 – Dec 20, 2005

Ian and Nicole Roberts

Triplet babies 2 girls 1 boy
I administered medication
I was able to get the babies on a schedule of sleeping through the night
November 01, 2003 -Feb 1 2005

Michael and Jennifer

Twin preemie boys.
Total care of newborn preemie twin boys from the time they came home from the hospital.
This is a 4 day a week job for 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Included all feedings, baths, play time, walks, laundry, and accompanying Jennifer to the Dr. appointments and any play schedule they may have outside the home.
I was responsible for them full time when Michael and Jennifer went to a wedding out of state for 4 days when they were 3 months old. And another 3 day overnight in October. Jennifer was my first stay at home Mom and I thoroughly enjoyed working with her.
February 16, 2001 – Oct 1, 2003

James Martin Esq. and Dr. Britta Fink

Complete care for newborn infant twin girls until they were almost 3.
I stayed overnight when necessary, as I did on all my jobs.