Expert Baby Consultancy
Rachel provides a Consultancy and Maternity Nurse Service to parents offering help and advice with newborns, growing babies, toddlers and young children. Rachel is an advocate of a flexible, loving routine and has seen this method work very successfully for many years with her clients’ babies as well as her own children and grandchildren.
This is a personal advice service offered by Rachel and can be done either over the telephone or as a home visit. E-mail consultancies are also available but these are generally used for follow-ups. We aim to respond within 24 hours.
There are three levels of services Rachel can offer:
Please note that travel expenses are in addition (eg travel to and from the location).
Rachel will talk through any problems or concerns and come up with a plan to solve them. For example:
Sleep Issues: including help with getting your baby to sleep through the night and daytime sleep problems
Coping with babies and toddlers of varying ages in the family
Weaning: Breast to bottle
Weaning: Solid food, when does my baby need to start?
No problem too big or too small!
Email advice also available – usually used for follow-ups (£40 per email).
Rachel can help you prepare for your newborn. This is particularly suitable for first-time parents and wiill give you lots of help, guidance and tips in order to feel ready for your baby’s arrival.
Rachel is happy to live in for a few days or to visit daily to help parents with baby. She will care for both, ensuring the mother gets the rest she needs. She will also teach and guide the parents in the general care and feeding of baby and helping to get baby into a flexible routine.
Rachel will also go into a home where the mother is tired and needs a rest or just a few nights off. Rachel can offer her services on a 24 hour basis or for a few hours during the day; looking after both mother and baby, helping mother with breast/bottle feeding, sleeping and any other aspects of child & babycare. Rachel specialises in teaching parents how to settle their babies into good sleeping patterns and thus ensuring parents also get a good night’s sleep!
Rachel offers tailor-made packages to take parents from ante-natal care to post-natal care ensuring continued support, help and advice throughout the entire time. Rachel can be available to visit in person or to chat on the telephone about any concerns that parents might have, thus ensuring that parents feel secure and safe through those early weeks and months.