Types of Maternity Cover
Full Time 24-hour Maternity Nanny/Nurse
A full time maternity nanny(post-natal carer), will build your confidence as parents.
It can be a wonderful yet overwhelming time settling into a routine with a new baby and a maternity nurse will listen to your requirements and provide you with a bespoke service aimed at supporting you and your newborn at a time when you need it most. Whether you opt for breastfeeding or bottle-feeding, a maternity nanny will support your choices. Full time maternity nannies have a wealth of experience to offer to you and can help with feeding (or assisting with), bathing, changing and settling the baby and taking care of the baby’s laundry and nursery.
All our maternity nurses and nannies are experienced with newborn babies. Most will have qualifications such as the MNT or NEST certificates. Some will have other nanny, nursing or midwifery qualifications as well.
All candidates will have an up to date paediatric first aid certificate and an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Maternity nannies/nurses usually charge between £200 – £280 per 24 hours gross (for singles), £250 – £300 per 24 hours gross (for twins), depending on experience. Please note these prices are approximate as all maternity nannies set their own rates.
Night/Daily Maternity Nannies/Nurse
A night maternity nanny/nurse comes to you for between eight and 12 hours per night or day.
They assist with all duties relating to your baby, including feeding (breast or bottle), implementing routine, teaching first-time parents to care for their baby, or freeing up your time to spend with your family. They give support without imposing on your personal space.
With a wealth of experience, most night maternity nurses will have qualifications such as the MNT or NEST certificates. Sometimes this is in conjunction with other nanny, nursing or midwifery qualifications. All candidates will have an up to date paediatric first aid certificate and an Enhanced DBS disclosure.
Night/Day maternity nurses and nannies usually charge between £13 and £16 per hour gross (for singles) £15 – £18 per hour gross (for twins), depending on experience. Please note these are just guidelines as most maternity nannies set their own rates.