I am a Registered Obstetrics Nurse that has worked with mothers and newborns for the past 10 years. I became a Newborn Care Specialist in 2013 after I realized that my true passion was working with newborns. I now specialize in Night Time Care of newborn ages 0-12 weeks. I have experience with preemies, multiples and babies with special medical needs.
I worked with Jodi G. and baby girl as a night nanny. I would come into the home at night and have some time with Jodi before baby girl went to bed. I worked with baby girl to establish a healthy night sleep routine and worked with mom to establish a healthy day sleep routine.
I had the ability to work again with Alicia following the birth of her second baby. I assisted Alicia for two weeks following her cesarean delivery. I provided relief in caring for the baby to allow her to rest and assisted her in finding a routine that included her 1.5 year old boy.
I worked with Alicia immediately following the delivery of her first baby. I worked with the H. family for the first two weeks, 12 hour shifts. I assisted extensively with breastfeeding. I also helped with routine establishment and relief to Alicia to allow her time to rest and recuperate from her cesarean delivery.
I worked with Pratima immediately after her arrival home from the hospital with baby boy. We worked extensively with breastfeeding establishment. I also provided night time resting duty.
I work in the Obstetrics Department of Adventist Medical Center in Selma, California. In my job position I am competent to manage the care of a laboring patient, a mother/baby postpartum couplet and newborns in the nursery that require extra medical attention.
Through my time working with newborns I have become competent in all aspects of their care including diaper changes, feeding schedules, developing routines, sleep training, bathing, cord care and managing multiples. I am also skilled in recognizing subtle abnormals in a newborn that require immediate medical attention.
I worked with Kari M. following the home birth of her second baby. I came into the home at night 2 nights a week for night time resting duty. I spent ample time with the M.'s in education and sleep routines with baby boy. I also assisted with baby boys skin condition.
I worked with the Walker family immediately following the birth of their third baby. I assisted mom in the care of the baby throughout the day, along with the care and management of baby-related duties around the house. I also provided relief to mom in the afternoons so allow her time to rest.
As a CNA I worked in the newborn nursery of the Obstetrics Unit. I would care for up to four newborns as a time. My job duties included performing vital signs, recognizing normal and abnormal vital signs and reporting any adverse findings to the RN. Appropriately bottle feeding, and appropriately heating breast milk to feed. Newborn baths. Swaddling and soothing newborns. Performing newborn hearing screens and the California blood test.
NCSA approved course
32 hours of methods and training to implement evidence-based policies and practices that support breastfeeding within the maternity care setting
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