Listed below is our list of local resources A Mother’s Haven highly recommends.
Newborn Care 101: Caring for your Newborn – Now available on iBook
Lauren Ryan, owner of Supported Birth Care and teacher at A Mother’s Haven has published a one of a kind book with, step-by-step instructional videos and photos, teaching how to master newborn care basics. This must have book features the most up-to-date newborn care information and is invaluable to all parents and caregivers.
With over 25 instructional videos and over 300 photos, Newborn 101 will help parents and caregivers feel confident about taking care of a newborn. Newborn 101 prepares parents starting from immediately after birth and covers a wide range of topics including cloth and disposable diapers, breast and bottle feeding, bathing, crying, swaddling, massage, health care and a complete list of all necessary baby supplies. In addition to the basics, Newborn 101 also covers topics such as twins, single parents, adoptive parents, LGBTQ parents, disabilities, premature newborns and postpartum adjustments. After reading this book and watching the videos parents will be able to make the right choices that work best for their baby and family.
Lauren Ryan – newborn care specialist, childbirth educator and doula – has worked with thousands of parents and newborns to create this essential multimedia book, which focuses entirely on the newborn stage. Lauren created this book because she knows how important it is for parents to feel relaxed and confident going into parenthood.
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Tracie Kesatie, founder of Rest Well Baby, is a Pediatric Sleep Consultant and a mother of 3 well-rested children. Her journey into the world of sleep coaching began after the birth of her first child who was not a great sleeper. Tracie struggled with sleepless nights and discovered how gentle sleep coaching could restore health, harmony and happy mornings to her home. Tracie is now passionate about helping other tired families get the sleep they need and she uses her extensive training and experience to develop supportive, customized sleep solutions for the families that she works with all while taking into consideration each family’s sleep challenge, lifestyle and goals.
Tracie’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. She is also the graduate of The Gentle Sleep Coach program as well as The Infant Mental Health and Development Foundation Program.
In addition to working with private clients, Tracie leads workshops, sleep support groups and holds speaking engagements throughout the Los Angeles area. Tracie has appeared as a special guest on the Home & Family TV show giving new mom Debbie Matenopoulos some gentle sleep tips and she has been featured as a sleep expert in a variety of sleep related publications.
If you have a little one who is not sleeping well, please contact Tracie to schedule a FREE 15 minute initial call to get more acquainted. Tracie would be delighted to learn about your family’s sleep story, answer your general questions about how she works, and discover how she can help your family get the gift of sleep.