Who are they?
Maternity Nurses will generally work on a 24-hour schedule over 5-6 days per week. The Maternity Nurse will ensure all nursery duties are carried out, including assisting/advising on feeding whether the baby(ies) are breast or bottle fed. She will also take care of all the baby(ies) items including clothing, feeding equipment/accessories, toys and ensure the nursery is kept clean and tidy with a high level of hygiene. One of the main goals of a Maternity Nurse is to get the baby(ies) into a structured sleeping and feeding routine that the parents can then go forward with after the Maternity Nurse has fulfilled her contracted period.
Duties of a Maternity Nurse
To provide all aspects of care to newborn babies
To offer and provide support to the parents where necessary
To advise on different baby feeding approaches
To ensure all aspects of hygiene are taken care of
Sole-charge care when needed
Working hours of a Maternity Nurse
Salary of a Maternity Nurse
Types of childcare specialists
A Governess is well-educated child carer that works with children between 6-16 years helping them academically in other areas such as in music, languages, arts, sports, etiquette and manners.
A Governor is the male equivalent of a Governess, carrying the same duties including working with children between 6-16 years helping them academically in other areas such as in music, languages, arts, sports, etiquette and manners.
A Tutor gives your child personal academic tuition on a variety or single subject to enhance their skills and confidence in the chosen area. Including exam preparation and school/university entry.
A nanny works with babies and children up to 8 years old. They take care of all nursery activities, feeding and hygiene for children.
A Maternity Nurse is qualified and experienced to work with mother and baby from birth up to 6 months. Supporting throughout all stages of the baby’s initial development.
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