Overnight Care

Do you need a doula, a night nanny or a newborn care specialist? Expecting and new parents learn a lot of terminology during the nine to ten months of pregnancy. Words like colostrum, amniotic fluid, Apgar score, ectopic pregnancy, fontanelles, meconium, prenatal, postnatal and everything in between.   Now that you’ve mastered those, or are [...]

How to Transition Your Baby To a Crib

Have you been co-sleeping and now want to know how to transition your baby to a crib? It’s a delicate move, but one that can be done very smoothly with some basic techniques and a lot of patience (or, just call us, but that’s another blog!). When you first get home after birth, you never [...]

Night Nannies for Newborns: Average Costs

How much do night nannies for newborns cost? Looking for a night nanny? Wondering how much it costs and whether it’s something you can afford? Night nannies for newborns can be surprisingly affordable. At Maternal Instincts, we have a sliding scale, based on the experience of the night nanny. Depending on your family’s needs, you [...]