Do you want to become a sought-after maternity nurse who can provide exceptional care and support to new mothers and their infants?

Are you ready to gain the skills and knowledge needed to provide exceptional care and support to new mothers and their infants during the critical first year of a baby's life?
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Do you want to enhance your skills and provide high-quality care for the children in your care? 

Are you seeking the confidence to deliver engaging play activities that promote cognitive, social, and emotional development?
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Develop a deeper understanding of issues that may affect babies while learning prevention strategies, and appropriate responses, to ensure the comfort and health of the infants.

Equip yourself with the necessary knowledge and hands-on skills to confidently care for newborns, boosting their confidence and ensuring the well-being of the infants under their care.

Learn about the developmental milestones of infants and gain practical insights into creating engaging and enriching experiences that support optimal development.

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Working as a Maternity Nurse

Course Contents

Topics covered:
          1- The Role of the Maternity Nurse
          2- Supporting Postpartum Mothers
          3- Post-partum Nutrition and Well-being
          4- Best Practices for Infant Sleep
          5- Weaning
This fully-online course comprises 5 in-depth weekly sessions, with programme materials available for 14 weeks to allow students to work through contents at their own pace, in any location or setting. An interactive ebook and weekly assessment structure aids easy material revision, as does our extensive group forum where individuals can interact with the course assessors and other students.

Working as a Maternity Nurse is designed specifically for nannies who are looking to provide safe and effective care to the families they work with. Whether you're new to the field or an experienced nanny looking to update your skills, our course covers a wide range of topics related to newborn care, including weaning and sleep training. However, when hiring a maternity nurse or nanny for a baby's first year of life, parents want to ensure the professional is equipped to care for the needs of the baby, but they often choose to hire professionals who are also familiar with and understand what post-partum mothers are experiencing throughout this sensitive time. 

Working as a Maternity Nurse

Course Features

Level: Intermediate - Advanced

Study time: 75 hours

Assessment format: Exam and Essay

  • Course Overview

    Working as a Maternity Nurse is tailored for nannies seeking to provide safe and effective care to families. Our comprehensive course addresses various aspects of newborn care, including weaning and sleep training. Parents hiring a maternity nurse for their baby's first year prioritise professionals who not only understand the baby's needs but also empathise with and support post-partum mothers during this sensitive time. Whether you're new to the field or an experienced nanny, our course equips you with the skills to meet these expectations and excel in your role.
  • Certification Included

    Upon successful completion of this course, students earn an International Nanny Institute certificate. Gaining this qualification is an excellent way to impress future employers, as it is issued by a well-established, premium, leading nanny agency, International Nanny Ltd. 

Career Session

Enrol today and reap the benefits of a career webinar session with International Nanny founder, and recruiter expert, Dr. Zaida R. Pérez. In this session, you will gain valuable insights about career options and job opportunities. 
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Meet the Academic Team

Sam Sach

Sam is an Early Years teacher from the UK, with Qualified Teacher Status and Early Years Professional status. She has worked across the Early Years sector, including working as a nanny, and has a master's degree in Childhood Studies and Early Years. Sam currently works as a trainer and assessor for Early Years practitioners and Special Educational Needs coordinators, which fits well with her own passion for professional development and raising standards across the sector.

Tamazine Rosa

Tamazine is a qualified teacher with a background in early childhood development. She holds a bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Pennsylvania State University, a PGCE from Sunderland University and a BDA Accredited Level 5 Certificate in Dyslexia. During the past 15 years, Tamazine has worked in both private and public sectors of early years and primary education and has held various positions including working as a maternity night nurse, a nanny, a caretaker/educator of young children with Special Needs and a Classroom Learning Specialist. 

Dr. Zaida Rodrigo Pérez

Zaida has over 20 years of experience in Higher Education, lecturing and researching at an International level.
Zaida holds a PhD in Management; she is a Chartered Marketer and has PGCE.
Zaida has been highly interested in psychology and child development. Therefore, she was awarded a University Certificate in Psychology from Derby University; she is a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator and has a dual Master’s Degree in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Emotional Intelligence.

Investing in your educational and professional development by enrolling in the Working as a Maternity Nurse course ensures you can:

Enhanced Your Newborn Care Skills

Gain tangible benefits such as enhanced newborn care skills by gaining in-depth knowledge about feeding techniques, diapering, bathing, and soothing methods specific to newborns. 

Enhanced Confidence and Professionalism

Develop a sense of confidence and professionalism in your role as a maternity nurse by acquiring comprehensive knowledge and practical skills to provide exceptional care for babies and their families.

Increased Professional Opportunities

With the specialised knowledge and skills gained from the, you can become highly a sought-after professional in the field of newborn care.

Our students love us

I believe that completing the Maternity Nurse is very beneficial and that I have gained a greater understanding of what the role of maternity nurse is. I feel more confident in becoming a maternity and have a greater understanding of what to expect.
Marie G.
I found this course to provide excellent insight into the world of childcare. Having no previous knowledge before starting the course does not represent any difficulty in order to finish this course.
Jessica O.
Very informative. It is well-presented and easy to understand. I am already qualified.
Vannesa A.
I thoroughly enjoyed the course. It was engaging and I'm very satisfied and happy that I now have a new course to show on my CV. Thank you!
Georgia M.
I really liked the program which was well explained and detailed. It makes you want to learn more.
Sylvia M.
I liked the course and found all the information very interesting. The slides were easy to follow and the pictures provided a more visual learning aspect to the course. I was happy with the course. Thank you!
Claudia W.

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Money-Back Guarantee

We want you to feel completely satisfied with your learning experience, that's why we offer a 15-day money-back guarantee! If, within the first 15 days of the course, you find that it doesn't meet your expectations or you're not enjoying it as much as we hope, just let us know, and we'll issue you a full refund. We believe in the value of our programme and are committed to providing a positive and enriching experience that will help build your knowledge and confidence. Your satisfaction is our priority!
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The time is now!

If you are a professional nanny seeking to enhance your skills in infant care during the critical first year, you have come to the right place. Working as a Maternity Nurse is meticulously designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of practical skills and theoretical knowledge specific to newborns and infants. By earning a specialised academic qualification in this field, you can effectively showcase your expertise and dedication to potential employers. Acquiring this certificate not only sets you apart from others but also boosts your earning potential and advances your career as a highly skilled and knowledgeable maternity nurse specialising in the care of infants during their crucial first year of life.

Are you ready to develop your skill set as a professional nanny?

Working as a Maternity Nurse

This comprehensive course covers the role of the maternity nurse and focuses on supporting infants and postpartum mothers.

Working as a Maternity Nurse


Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I enrol in a nanny course?

In a competitive field like nannying, trust is paramount. By showcasing a recognised professional qualification on your CV, you distinguish yourself as a trustworthy and competent caregiver in the eyes of employers.
Moreover, our courses not only equip you with a comprehensive understanding of childcare but also provide you with a fresh skill set to excel in your future roles. You will emerge from our courses with enhanced expertise, ready to make a positive impact in your next position.

I already have experience with children, what can I gain by enrolling in an official International Nanny Institute course?

Whether you are currently working as a nanny or considering entering the field, it is never too late to enhance your professional profile and revitalise your skill set with a professional nanny qualification. Our courses are designed to introduce you to essential skills, concepts, and methodologies that can be seamlessly integrated into your daily routine, ultimately benefiting the children under your care. Embrace the opportunity to elevate your expertise and make a lasting impact in your role as a nanny.

Are all the courses fully online, or do I have to be present in a physical classroom?

All of our courses are entirely online. You can study on any device that has an internet connection, and there is no need to be present in a physical classroom.

Can I study offline or do I need internet connection?

Unfortunately our courses are not available offline, and you do need a stable internet connection in order to complete them.

Can I study on my iPad, tablet, iPhone or smartphone?

Of course, you can! The International Nanny Institute is fully responsive on all kinds of electronic and devices. For the best experience, you can use the mobile version of Google Chrome, if your device supports it.

What type of courses do you offer?

At the International Nanny Institute, our professional nanny courses are carefully developed to equip nannies for their caregiving roles. These comprehensive courses cover a wide range of topics, providing nannies with a deep understanding of effective childcare within a domestic environment.

How long will it take to complete the courses?

Our courses can take anywhere from 6 hours to 75 hours to complete depending on the course.

What happens if I don't pass the exams? Can I retake the course?

Rest assured, in the event that you do not pass the exams on your first attempt, there's no need to worry. You will have the opportunity to retake them. However, we highly recommend revisiting the readings, materials, and slide presentations, dedicating extra time to studying and adequately preparing for the exams. You are welcome to retake the exams as many times as necessary to ensure your success.

Once I complete the training courses, will International Nanny offer me a job?

Once you have successfully completed a course, you have the option to enhance your CV or resume with it and apply to a wide range of desired jobs or agencies. Additionally, as a student of our Institute, you are encouraged to explore the various opportunities available on the International Nanny website, giving you an added advantage with our Institute's certificate.
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