Qualifications

Formal Education & Professional Qualifications:

CACHE Certified Newborn Care Specialist

Y1 Elite Newborn Care Specialist Student – Elite NCS™ Program 2022 (Newborn Care Solutions®)

Advanced Newborn Care Specialist Training (Newborn Care Solutions®)

Foundational Newborn Care Specialist Training (Newborn Care Solutions®)

Maternity Nurse (non-medical): Maternity Practitioner Award OCN Level 4 (MNT Training Institute, London)

Newborn Care Specialist – NCS (NCTA)

Multiples Specialist (twins, triplets+): Care of Multiples Course OCN Level 3 (MNT): caring for young multiples under 12 months old: covering topics such as care of preterm- low birth weight babies, supporting individuality, supporting parents of multiples, sleep in multiples and safer sleep, scheduling and routines, setup & equipment, planning to feed 2 or more

Private Service Coaching Program (in progress)

Happiest Baby Educator Certification Program (in progress)

Montessori in the Home 0-1.5 y (in progress)

Breastfeeding Coach: Lactation counselling in the early childbed

Continuing lactation education: Breastfeeding Multiples, Breastfeeding Late Preterm and Early Term Infants, Breastfeeding After Augmentation and Reduction Surgery

Infant Allergies, Reflux & Colic Training (Babyem)

Certified Infant Massage Instructor

Babywearing in the childbed

Weaning Babies Onto Solid Foods

Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2

Toddler Care Course OCN Level 3 (MNT)

HUG Training: Help, Understanding, Guidance for young families: Helping Parents Understand their Newborn Strategies and Skill Building, The Medical, Child Development and Lactation Fundamentals, Lactation Course

The First Six Weeks

Respectful Care for Newborns, Infants & Toddlers: Steiner/Waldorf, Montessori, RIE/Pikler, and Reggio Emilia

Sleep Solutions – Birth to 6 Months

Babysitter Certificate: First Aid (illness and emergency), baby-care, child development, needs at different age levels, conduct in difficult situations, educational play theory

Diploma in early childhood studies (nursery nursing) and after-school care
(comparable to BTEC Level 3 Diploma/ Extended Diploma standard)

Professional Development and Additional Training:

  • Postnatal Maternity Masterclass Series: evidence-based strategies for dealing with reflux, tongue-tie, birth trauma, what factors can affect sleep, and ways a Paediatric Osteopath supports babies
  • Movement-Supporting Infant Handling
  • The Art of 24 Hour Care
  • Working with LGBTQ+ Families
  • Positioning and Latch Guide for the Postpartum Worker
  • Stanford University‘s short course on breastfeeding
  • Adequate Intake for Birth – 4 months
  • Breastmilk Storage and Handling
  • Medela Symphony breastpump in-service training
  • Infant Nutrition: from Breastfeeding to Baby’s First Solids
  • Brachycephaly & Plagiocephaly
  • Why Routines Matter
  • Safer Sleep Training Day with Lullaby Trust
  • Safe Sleep Practices
  • SIDS and SBS
  • Babies in Mind: Why the Parent’s Mind Matters
  • Thrive Guide for Parents of Premature Babies: Nutrition, Achieving Breastfeeding Success with your Preemie, Allergies and Food Sensitivities during Infancy
  • English in early childhood: Language Learning and Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • further: The Five Montessori Principles, Montessori Sensorial Materials, Infant and Toddler Care, Nutrition and Social Emotional Development, Midwifery: gain insight into the role of the midwife supporting women and their families before, during & after birth, Ensuring the Health and Safety of Infants and Toddlers in Child Care, Swimming for Babies 6 to 12 months, Understanding and Responding to Biting, Separation Anxiety, Establishing Positive Relationships with Families, and many more

Paediatric First Aid & CPR Certificate
Up-to-date DBS (Criminal Record Check): 04/2022 & available upon request

REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL MEMBER OF:
– The Association of Birth & Baby Professionals
– Maternity Nurse Association