A Guide to Earning Your Certification

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This course will walk you through your options for certification as a Newborn Care Specialist. It can be hard to navigate certification in an unregulated field, but we have broken down your options. As a reminder, you are not a certified newborn care specialist unless you have gone through the certification process.


Your Instructor


Haleigh Almquist
Haleigh Almquist

Haleigh began working as a nanny in 2002 before she became an Newborn Care Specialist in 2007. Haleigh founded Hush Little Baby, LLC, a newborn care company providing elite Newborn Specialists in the Washington DC area. Hush Little Baby now provides overnight care across the country! While searching for staff to be apart of Hush Little Baby, Haleigh realized the shortage of newborn care education being offered to potential newborn professionals. Haleigh is an Advanced Certified Newborn Care Specialist, Certified Lactation Counselor, and DONA trained Postpartum Doula. Haleigh joined with Brittany in 2013 to provide students interested in newborn care the opportunity for hands on and online learning through the Newborn Care Training Academy. Haleigh is excited to share her knowledge about newborn care with professionals across the world.


Course Curriculum


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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