What Is A Newborn Care Specialist?

Night nanny helping mom in bed with baby

Motherhood Center’s newborn care specialists are experienced professionals who provide newborn support. Often referred to as a baby doula, postpartum doula, or night nanny, Motherhood Center’s newborn care specialists are highly-skilled professionals who provide physical, emotional, and educational support to families with newborns during the weeks and months following birth. From the moment you bring your baby home, our specialists are there to ease the transition into parenthood by mentoring families with hands-on instruction and expert guidance.

Houston's Most Trusted Doula Agency

Support for Mom

  • Postpartum Rest and Recovery
  • Lactation Support for Nursing Mothers
  • Emotional and Physical Nurturing
  • Household and Nursery Organization
  • Meal Prep and Nutritional Support

Support for the Family

  • Postpartum Rest and Recovery
  • Lactation Support for Nursing Mothers
  • Emotional and Physical Nurturing
  • Household and Nursery Organization
  • Meal Prep and Nutritional Support

Newborn Care & Education

  • Baby Care Basics
  • Diapering, Bathing, and Cord Care
  • Feeding and Burping Methods
  • Swaddling and Soothing Techniques
  • Initiate Feeding and Sleeping Routine
  • Caring for Multiples

About Our Newborn Care Specialists

hand selected

Motherhood Center’s newborn care specialists go through a rigorous
screening and selection process. They are hand selected by our founder and
president, Gabriela Gerhart, who personally reviews their knowledge
and techniques at Motherhood Center.

always available

Our newborn care specialists are available to support our clients in many ways.
From daytime to overnight care, our night nannies, baby doulas, or newborn care specialists are always ready to
assist with newborns and their families however they are needed.

newborn care specialist bottle feeding baby

In-Home Newborn Care

A night nanny, baby doula or newborn care specialist will help new parents recognize the needs and natural rhythms of their baby. Parents will learn to understand their
baby, trust their own instincts, and ultimately gain confidence in their parenting. Our specialists are skilled in newborn care,
soothing techniques, and breastfeeding and/or bottle-feeding.

In addition to providing reassurance for new parents, our new born care specialists can also assist with:

Household
Organization