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Newborn Care specialist 

Our Newborn Care Specialists typically come into your home to assist in establishing healthy eating, sleeping, and care routines. Baby nurses have a deep understanding of the developmental stages of newborns.

GGN Newborn Care Specialists are required to be trained through the NCSA. A Newborn Care Specialist was once referred to as a “Baby Nurse,” this is not a licensed medical professional.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Consulting on lactation issues

  • Bring baby to you when you need to nurse or feed

  • Burping and settling newborn back to sleep after feeding

  • Documenting baby’s patterns

  • Establishing a regular feeding schedule

  • Formulating a sleep schedule

  • Educating you about care for twins, triplets, etc.

  • Laundering cloth diapers or infant clothes

  • Sterilizing bottles

  • Nursery organization

  • Create a nurturing, stimulating environment

  • Providing guidance and support when you need it most

Our Process

1 In-Home Consultation

During our initial in home meeting, I encourage you to share your family’s needs & expectations! We’ll reflect on what’s most important to you; parenting philosophies, language preference, personality, schedule requirements & level of education.

2 Matchmaking

We take the uncertainty out of the process by pre-screening candidates. We verify their resumes, work history, and references!Golden Gate Nannies takes the time to learn about the candidate’s personal lives, personalities, philosophies, and what drives them in their career! This ensures candidates will share similar values to you & your family.

3 Initial Interview

Golden Gate Nannies will coordinate a in-home personal interview with candidates at your discretion! Your time is important so we take care of the coordinating details. This entails setting up interviews, phone calls & working trials.

4 Working Interview

When you meet a candidate who is compatible with your family you then invite them back for a working trial. A working trial is a good time set expectations with your potential employee. This is a great time and to observe how they interact with your family!

5 It’s a match! Deep background check!

We Trustline certified all new hires. A Trustline background check includes the fingerprint records from the California Department of Justice’s California Criminal History System; the Child Abuse Central Index of California; and fingerprint records of the FBI Criminal History System. The results can take four weeks to process.

6. Celebrate!

The agreement will outline expectations, holidays, paid time off, weekly schedule, overnights, etc. This ensures a smooth and successful working relationship between you and your new employee! Once everything is official, take a deep breath and enjoy the sense of peace knowing your child is in good hands!

In order to ensure your family’s safety, we proudly offer an extensive background check package, including the following:

  • Felony and Misdemeanor Report

  • Trustline Registration

  • Department of Motor Vehicles Report

  • Social Security Verification

  • National Sex Offender Check

  • National Wants and Warrants Check