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Karla Newborn Care Specialist + Postpartum Doula


Karla is a Newborn Care Specialist with over 13 years experience caring for new families and their little ones. Karla is also an EMT, postpartum doula, birth doula, seasoned nanny and lactation consultant.

Karla started her career as a nanny and in working with a few families with newborns found her love of postpartum work. She began by certifying as a Newborn Care Specialist, then asPostpartum and Birth Doula, and most recently trained in the Asian postpartum tradition of “Sitting the month” — or zuo yuezi.

Karla focuses on helping new and repeat parents find their new rhythm, while making sure parents feel supported and that they have a source of guidance during those very hard first weeks.

When not supporting new families...
In her off time, Karla is usually found playing with her three boys or reading.

Certifications & Training

  • Newborn Care Specialist - Newborn Care Solutions
  • Postpartum Doula-Childbirth International
  • Birth Doula-Childbirth International
  • CPR - Certified in Adult/Child/Infant
  • FIRST AID - Certified in First Aid/AED

Karla provides in-home postpartum support in Rhode Island and Eastern MA.

Overnight Newborn Care

We understand how exhausting having a newborn can be. Our experienced team of Night Nurses: Postpartum Doulas, Newborn Care Specialists and Registered Nurses are by your side to help you transition home from the hospital. We provide education and support to help empower you to become confident parents throughout those first few months of your baby’s life.

24/7 Live in Postpartum Care

A Newborn Care Specialist (NCS) and sometimes referred to as a 24-hour baby nurse or 24-hour night nurse, is a highly experienced individual who specializes in newborn and infant care. Most NCS’s have undergone specialized training, background checks and have advanced knowledge in subjects such as multiples or sleep training. A NCS can work with your family for the first few weeks or months on your baby’s life and help you have a smooth transition to a nanny when the time comes.

Baby & Toddler Sleep Training

When your little one has sleep challenges, the whole family suffers. Understanding the science behind sleep issues is a key component for success when sleep training. We are devoted to the pursuit of happiness and making your parenting journey easier. Soon, you will have everyone snoozing through the night again.