Our online program is evidence-based, self-paced, and available 24/7. Each section contains an audiovisual PowerPoint and a quiz led by a lead instructor. At the end of the course, you will take a 150 T/F and multiple choice exam to earn your certificate of completion. Students must complete coursework AND examination to receive their certificate of completion.
The cost of the program is $350. The course includes online access to course material, a 185 pdf manual, our interactive online student-only Facebook group membership, and a certificate of completion upon passing the final exam. If you want to purchase a printed manual, you can do so separately. Printed manuals are $40 for US shipping. This course is one of the first steps to obtaining your certification if you pursue further credentials in this field. However, becoming certified is not required to work as a Newborn Care Specialist.
Students can now apply for certification through The Newborn Care Training Academy and our partnership with the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). Students are not required to apply for certification. However, a certificate of completion is necessary to begin the certification process.
There are no prerequisites to take this workshop.
The Newborn Care Training Academy course educates individuals on caring for newborns (birth-3 months). Care techniques cover the profession of a newborn care specialist, essential newborn care practices, feeding, nutrition, breastfeeding, managing multiples, special consideration for premature infants, sleep and sleep conditioning, issues, and ailments, and the care of a postpartum mother. The Newborn Care Training Academy course is not intended to train any student for a medical situation. Instead, students are evaluated on the mastery of the intended learning outcome through an online assessment. Students who master the intended learning outcomes are awarded a certificate for program completion.
Upon purchase of this course, there are no refunds due to the nature of the workshop material being unlocked upon payment completion. Therefore, by enrolling in this course, you understand that no refunds will be issued.
Haleigh began working as a nanny in 2002 before she became an Newborn Care Specialist in 2007. Haleigh founded Hush Little Baby, LLC, a newborn care company providing elite Newborn Specialists in the Washington DC area. Hush Little Baby now provides overnight care across the country! While searching for staff to be apart of Hush Little Baby, Haleigh realized the shortage of newborn care education being offered to potential newborn professionals. Haleigh is an Advanced Certified Newborn Care Specialist, Certified Lactation Counselor, and DONA trained Postpartum Doula. Haleigh joined with Brittany in 2013 to provide students interested in newborn care the opportunity for hands on and online learning through the Newborn Care Training Academy. Haleigh is excited to share her knowledge about newborn care with professionals across the world.