Melissa Newborn Care Specialist

Melissa Newborn Care Specialist

Melissa loves to bring comfort and knowledge while empowering parents. All of the skills we review are up to date practices recommended by Both the AAP And DAP combined with tried and true “old school” wisdom. She helps care for your newborn, diapering, feeding, bathing and soothing. She loves to coach and educate parents about feeding tips and tricks, safe sleep practices and all postpartum care in general.

She has an abundance of experience and education in child development, early childhood education, child nutrition and pediatric mental health.

Melissa has served as a daycare director, resource parent for fostered newborns and provided in-home therapy and respite for families with special needs children. Working with young children is her calling and something she truly loves to do!

Background and Training

  • CACHE certified Newborn Care Specialist
  • Pediatric FA and CPR
  • Level 1 Infant Mental Health
  • National COVID ready caregiver
  • Former Newborn Foster Parent
  • Over 250+ hours of ongoing education
  • CPR and First Aid Certified

Home + Family

Melissa lives with her family in NJ, married to her high school sweetheart. They are the proud parents of six awesome kids!

In their spare time they enjoy camping and volunteering as a family.

Melissa provides live-in and travel newborn care.