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Newborn Care Specialist Training Course

Olnine NCS training curriculam


Training course includes 16 hour instructional video and interactive quizzes taught by Tonya Sakowicz of Newborn Care Solutions, Printable Certificate upon Completion, Newborn Care Solutions Graduate Logo, access to a private mentorship group of highly experienced Newborn Care Specialists




NCS Basics

  • NCS Defined
  • NCS responsibilities and role within the home
  • Define other professional roles such as Doula, Night Nanny, and Day Nanny
  • Similarities and differences among various newborn care roles

Newborn Care

  • Anatomy of a Newborn Baby
  • We will cover every aspect from head to toe and everything in between
  • Circumcision
  • Non-circumcised
  • Newborn Vaginal Care
  • Newborn Rectal Care
  • Diaper Rash and Remedies
  • Bathing and Grooming
  • Diapering
  • Swaddling
  • SIDS


  • Feeding a newborn baby
  • Pumping/Storing Breastmilk
  • Bottle Feeding
  • Formula
  • Schedules and Hunger Cues
  • Burping
  • Medication and Liability
  • Feeding Issues
  • Reflux
  • Diagnosing and Treatments
  • Tongue Tie
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Cleft Palate Feeding Techniques
  • Food Allergies
  • Warning Signs and Symptoms
  • 8 Most Common Allergens
  • Food Allergy Solutions


  • Nursery Must Have List
  • Items that you as a Newborn Care Specialist require your clients to have
  • Items that are not necessary
  • Stocking Nursery Items


  • Understanding the term Preemie
  • NICU
  • Issues to be aware of when working with preemies
  • Adjusted Age
  • Car seat safety for preemies
  • Clothing and Diapering
  • Swaddling Techniques for Preemies
  • Sensory Stimulation
  • Feeding Issues and challenges
  • Reflux
  • Sleep Challenges
  • Caring for a Preemi


Twins/triplets/and more!

  • Caring for Multiples
  • Coming Home
  • Schedules
  • Car Seats
  • Feeding Multiple Babies at One Time
  • Challenges
  • Crying


  • Why Sleep Is Important
  • Most Common Sleep Training Methods
  • Utilizing a Mix of Different Sleet Conditioning Methods to Customize a Sleep Plan for Each Baby
  • Differentiate the Methods
  • Self Soothing
  • Sleepy Cues
  • Dream Feeding
  • Daytime Routine
  • Bedtime Routine


  • Caring for a New Mother 
  • Your Role as an NCS Caring For Mothers 
  • C-Section Care
  • Signs of Postpartum Depression
  • Symptoms
  • Treatment and NCS Protocol when Dealing with a Mom with PPD


  • Certified NCS vs Trained NCS
  • How to Become a Certified Newborn Care Specialist
  • Gaining Experience as a New NCS
  • Insurance
  • Legal Issues
  • Resume
  • Reference Letters
  • Contracts
  • Getting Paid
  • Cancellations
  • Breach of Contract
  • Selling your services without giving away all the “gold”
  • Taxes
  • Agencies
  • Websites
  • Marketing

Go Green

  • Green Practices
  • Eco Friendly Baby Products
  • How to set up a Green Nursery
  • Things to Stay Away From

Newborn Care Specialist Training Course

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Seeking a successful career in Newborn care??? Check out this amazing training course we offer here at The Nanny Joynt!! If you are looking to become an NCS or just brush up on your newborn skills (maybe your nanny family is expecting a new baby or your want to gain newborn expereince for your next job search) this is the course for you! It is even great for new or expecting moms!! Students rave about the curriculum as it is 16 hours of in depth training and information including healthy sleep habits for newborns and infants, proper feeding and swaddling techniques, health issues, to be aware of, caring for multiples and preemies, how to care for a new mom, nursery set up and so much more! It is offered in a convenient and super easy to use online format so you can take the training at your convenience and at your own pace! Once you have completed the training and pass the final exam you will receive a certificate of completion. 

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