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Newborn Care Specialist Training

Newborn Care Specialist Training

Welcome to your new career as a professional Newborn Care Specialist. In as little as eight weeks or less, you will be ready to create a bigger vision in this exciting field. A Newborn Care Specialist certificate of completion and seals to place on your website are provided after you've completed the training.

Guiding Every Precious Beginning.

Welcome to your new career as a professional Newborn Care Specialist.

A newborn care specialist (NCS) focuses on all aspects of infant care in the first year, offering physical care to newborns, advice on newborn development, and help in establishing daily routines. A NCS also receives specialized training in implementing healthy sleep habits for newborns, breastfeeding support, postpartum care, and multiples and preemie care.

Nurture Newborns, Shape Futures

Become a Newborn Care Specialist

During this course, you will be expected to complete weekly modules and quizzes by the end of each week. The quizzes are not punitive; they inform your instructors on any areas where you may need additional training, and helps guide our discussion during your live sessions.

We will culminate this training with a final exam that will be a recap on all that you have learned.

Take this time to create your ultimate dream job, we’ve done it so we are 1000% sure that you can too. We are here to help and to mentor you and can best address any questions if you email us at

Master the Art of Newborn Care

Course Description

This hybrid training will be online and also includes sixteen (16) hours of live sessions/coaching with your instructors and your cohort of students.

Live sessions are Sundays for three consecutive weeks.

Your weekly online curriculum contains videos, reading, homework, and weekly quizzes to accelerate your learning of the basics of newborn care, child development, supporting mothers through the postpartum period, how to craft a healthy infant sleep schedule, how to confidently offer breastfeeding support, and foundational tools you need to grow your business fast.

After all modules are finished you will receive your certificate of completion of a 16 hour live session and NCS course.

Newborn Care Specialist


Are you passionate about caring for infants and eager to embark on a rewarding career in newborn care? Whether you're starting from scratch or building upon existing skills, our Online Newborn Care Certification Program is designed for you.

Who is the Program for?

  • Individuals with no prior experience but a strong desire to enter the field of newborn care.
  • Those with a background in infant care wish to formalize and enhance their expertise, be it professional nannies, doulas, teachers, daycare providers, or a similar role.
  • Anyone with a genuine passion for caring for newborns and a commitment to learning.

This program is also perfectly suited if you're a Nurse, Nursing Student, or a Certified Nursing Assistant seeking comprehensive knowledge and expertise in newborn care.

Prerequisites for Enrollment

  • A keen interest in newborn care and well-being.
  • Commitment to completing the comprehensive Sleep & Cradle®️ Academy modules.
  • No prior experience in infant care is necessary. Our program is structured to guide you from the basics to advanced practices in newborn care.
  • You must be at least 18 years old.

Join us and transform your passion into a profession. Our certification program equips you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to excel in this fulfilling career path. Enroll now and start your journey toward becoming a certified Newborn Care Specialist.

  • Bathing and Diapering
  • Feeding
  • Soothing Strategies
  • Safety and Sanitation
  • Umbilical Cord Care



  • Breastfeeding Techniques and Positions
  • Bottle-Feeding Techniques and Sterilization
  • Empowering New Parents: Feeding Support and Education
  • Overcoming Breastfeeding Hurdles: Support and Solutions
  • Infant Sleep Safety and Strategies
  • Cultivating Restful Sleep Routines for Newborns
  • Navigating Newborn Sleep Obstacles: Strategies for Caregivers
  • Frameworks for Successful Sleep Training
  • Supporting Postpartum Recovery: Physical and Emotional Considerations 
  • Fostering Emotional Wellness in Postpartum Care
  • Navigating Key Postpartum Care Challenges

  • Essentials of Effective Newborn Care Support

  • Understanding Developmental Milestones

  • Fostering Infant Growth and Cognitive  Development 

  • Identifying and Responding to Developmental Delays

  • Cultivating Early Learning and Language Development

  • Essential CPR and First Aid Techniques for Infants

  • Emergencies Response Techniques for Infants

  • Comprehensive Care For Common Infant Health Concerns 

  • Infant Safety in Transit: Car Seats, Handling, and Outdoor Travel 

  • Fostering Trustful Relationships with Parents.

  • Mastering Effective Parent Communication 

  • Cultivating Emotional Intelligence in Newborn Care 

  • Navigating Communication Barriers in Newborn Care

  • Maintaining Confidentiality and Privacy
  • Embracing Cultural Diversity in Newborn Care
  • Adhering to Professional Ethics in Newborn Care
  • Excellence in Newborn Care Delivery
    • Establishing and Operating Your Newborn Care Business

    • Building and Promoting Your Newborn Care Brand
    • Expanding Your Professional Network and Reputation
    • Attracting and Securing Newborn Care Clients
    • Sleep & Cradle® NCS Certification 
    • Download Your NCS Authority Badges

    Ready to get trained for the ultimate dream job?

    Newborn Care Specialist

    • 16 hours of live sessions/coaching
    • 24 hr access to online curriculum
    • Certificate of completion of your NCS training.
    • Exclusive Placement Services for our Graduates
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    Common Questions

    Yes! We are set up to teach students from all across the world. With 24/7 access to the course curriculum, you may complete the course at your own pace.

    Yes, this certification is recognized by employers in the Newborn Care Industry and can improve your chances of finding a job or starting your own business.

    Here's an overview of our certification program:

    • 16 hours of online coaching
    • Self-paced coursework
    • A 120-question multiple-choice exam
    • Quizzes with 13-15 questions after each module (must score 80% or higher)
    • Mandatory viewing of all interactive videos
    • Required reading of provided summaries

    Our program is designed to provide you with comprehensive knowledge and skills, ensuring your success as a certified professional

    Yes. We do placements only for our certified graduates that prefer not to find their own clients. Additionally, we do teach in the course how to start getting clients on your own.

    Once you purchase the course, you will receive a login and password to unlock the entire program. The course is all online!

    We teach you everything you will need to know to launch your own newborn care specialist business in the course. But if you know you would much rather work for an existing agency, we teach you how to nail the job you want! We can also place you in our network.

    Sleep & Cradle®️ does not issue any refunds once the course is paid for. You’ll get and keep access to the course and all updates for life.

    People choose a career to become a NCS because they are passionate about wanting to make the world a better place. Becoming a certified newborn care specialist can also add flexibility to your life, choosing to work full-time or part-time. You can work for 6 months and decide to rest for the remaining part of the year. An NCS  can operate as a side gig to earn extra income. Being an NCS is rewarding and fulfilling.

    At Sleep & Cradle® Solutions, our training is essential for aligning all team members with our unique care philosophies, methodologies, and company culture. While we value your experience and certification, our program ensures consistency, excellence, and adherence to our mission across all services. This training is not just about skills; it's about integrating them into our approach to providing unparalleled support to families. Completing our specialized training enhances your expertise with our brand-specific methods, ensuring every family receives the highest standard of care.

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