Cuidando Angeles Course Curriculum 

Here at Cuidando Angeles NCS LLC, we provide you with all of the tools and resources you need to begin your career as a Newborn Care Specialist.

Please see below for a list of some of the topics that we cover in our course.

Mother and Baby on Floor
  • What is a Newborn Care Specialist?

  • Appearance and Characteristics of the newborn

  • Newborn care

  • Skin, rashes, and lanugo

  • Breathing and reflexes

  • How to hold a newborn

  • Bathing newborns

  • Diaper rash

  • Circumcision, vaginal care, and umbilical cord care

  • Shaken baby syndrome

  • Shaken baby syndrome

  • Signs of hunger in the newborn

  • Feeding schedules

  • How to prepare formula

  • Feeding breast milk from a bottle

  • Breast milk storage

  • Allergies and intolerances

  • Prolactin

  • Oxytocin

  • Mastitis

  • Breastfeeding supply problems and how to help with a low supply

  • Paced bottle feeding 

  • Tongue and lip ties

  • Cleft lip and palate

  • Safe sleep (for babies)

  • Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

  • Preparing the baby's room

  • White noise machines

  • Swaddle -Wrap … How and when to stop

  • Overview of the different sleep methods

  • Essential for the baby's room

  • Day and night schedules for the baby

  • Stages of prematurity

  • Corrected age

  • Difference between NICU and PICU

  • Special care for premature babies

  • Sensory stimulation

  • Medical devices

  • Twins

  • Risk factor's

  • In vitro fertilization

  • Twins

  • Feeding multiples

  • Vomiting and jaundice

  • Colic

  • Reflux

  • Stiff neck

  • C-Section issues (cesarean section)

  • Baby blues

  • Postpartum depression symptoms

  • RUNNING YOUR NCS BUSINESS

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