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22
Jul

How To Choose The Right Nanny Agency To Work With

The baby industry is also very competitive, and it’s none too different for the agencies operating within. Which is why it can be a difficult balancing act to finding a nanny agency to work with as a maternity nurse.

24
May

Welcoming Newborn Mums On Your New Journey

Birth Is About Becoming A Mother Meeting your newborn is such a precious time both for new parents and the whole family. However, I believe that birth is not only about welcoming newborns to a life, but also welcoming newborn mothers on your new journey! Gizem says, 'birth is also about welcoming newborn mums on your new ...
10
May

How To Make Your Birthing Experience More Positive

7 Tips To Make Your Birthing Experience More Positive It can be overwhelming giving birth for the first time; not knowing what to expect, both physically and mentally. Family, friends and even strangers in the supermarket begin telling you horror stories of what happened to them. Or worse, they tell you about a random cousin’s ...
3
May

Getting Started As A Maternity Nurse

Getting Started As A Maternity Nurse I’ve recently been approached by a nanny with 15 years experience, who is also a proud new mother. She had a question for me that I’m often asked; 'how do I get started as a maternity nurse?' It was immediately obvious that the nanny in question clearly loved her role ...
13
Feb

DBS Update: Home Based Positions – Definition Amended

DBS Update: Home Based Positions - Definition Amended This week the DBS released an announcement that there will be changes in their application forms as of the 27th April 2015. Who is Affected by the Changes? - LIVE IN Nannies & Au Pairs. - Those living in the same home as 'foster carer' applicants. - ...
30
Oct

Insurance for Nannies

What is it? An essential requirement for any nanny on the Ofsted voluntary register, however every nanny should consider the risks involved when caring for children professionally with no cover in place. Nanny insurance is for qualified or experienced nannies, doulas, mothers help and maternity nurses, who care for a child or children aged 0-17 ...
26
Sep

Employing a Before and After School Nanny

With the start of a new school year now a distant memory, we have noticed an increase in families contacting Happy Nest Nanny Agency seeking the services of a flexible before and after school nanny. Many families are all struggling with the similar constraints of other forms of childcare such as after-school club, or a …