Maternity Nanny / Night Nanny Training

Training for Nannies is pleased to offer this highly respected course for those wishing to work as Maternity/Night Nurses or those wishing to gain further understanding of newborn care. The course covers every aspect of the Maternity/Night Nanny role.

  • Course Structure: The course is taught over 4 modules (plus coursework)
  • Suitable For: Experienced Nannies and mother’s help (min 2 years experience or 1 years experience plus a qualification)
  • Course size: For best quality and good one-to-one training, we allow a max no of students per module to be 10
  • Cost / Dates : £250 per candidate. (Recommend a friend and receive 10% commission)
  • Next available course: 12th & 13th May 2018 (candidates must attend both days)
  • Upcoming Dates: 12th & 13th May 2018 / 14th & 15th July 2018 / 15th & 16th September 2018


Module 1-Breast/Bottle feeding and weaning

  • Role and responsibilities of a maternity nurse
  • The process of lactation
  • Breast feeding including latching, positioning and difficulties.
  • Expressing/using pumps.
  • Colic and reflux
Bottle feeding.
  • First stages of puree and baby-led weaning.

Module 2-General Newborn care

  • Getting newborn experience and working in people’s homes
  • Settling unhappy babies.
  • Bathing and Changing nappies
  • Cord, skin and eye care.
  • Swaddling.
  • Sterilizing
  • The correct preparation of infant formula
  • Colic and reflux.
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SID’s)

Illness and temperatures

Module 3-Routine in Newborns

  • Most popular types of routine
on-demand feeding

How a routine changes in the first weeks/months
  • Dropping milk feeds

Establishing sleep routines

Module 4-Sleep Training in Babies

  • Understanding sleep cycle’s and how they change
  • Sleep associations and how to avoid them.
  • Establishing sleep routines.
  • Controlled crying.

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