You're invited to
for a week of learning, fun, rest & growth
Registration is CLOSED
May 18-23, 2023 at Secrets, Akumal, Mexico
WE WANT TO MEET YOU HERE.
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS
Director of Nursing
YOUR WEEK AT A GLANCE
*subject to change + additions slightly
HOW TO REGISTER
1) Grab your roomies or come alone!
2) Choose the ticket type (single, double, triple occupancy), 5 nights
3) Add the number of tickets to your cart for the number of people in the room. Ex. add 3, triple occupancy tickets to the cart for checkout for the easiest way to show you're in the same room OR register for the type of room you want and be sure to tell us who your roommates are!
4) Go through the checkout process - you will be prompted to fill out one registration form per person
5) Pay and you're IN!!! You will receive a welcome download with all the fun details to get you excited and anticipating!
** Custom payment plans are available by scrolling below
What’s the process look like to work with you?If you are interested, let us know! We will reach out to schedule a phone or in person consultation so that we can determine if we’re a good fit and learn your postpartum needs/concerns. Once you decide to book, we will send you an online e-sign contract and postpartum questionnaire and you send us the deposit! With the Baby Bundle, the dates you chose are guaranteed. We will schedule your prenatal visit (which is included) around your 35-36 week of pregnancy to discuss routines, plan for your hospital stay and day of discharge, check that you have the essentials for your new baby, and establish clear expectations of myself and the care I will provide. I ask that you notify me when you are in labor, and then once you deliver so I can set up my time in the hospital with you! I will join you once you’re settled in the postpartum unit and begin supporting you to establish new routines like sleep (for mom and partner), breastfeeding (if you decide too), shuffling visitors, preparing for discharge by collaborating with your hospital medical team for a safe and seamless transition home. Once we’re home we begin using our signature Bundle Birth Postpartum Logbook, continue fine tuning routines started in the hospital like sleeping, breastfeeding, and parental self care, while incorporating your unique care plan developed by me to help prevent or mitigate any complications that might arise.
Why do we start working with you in the hospital, rather than when you get home?"Postpartum starts the second you give birth! Once you give birth and the medical staff determine that you and your baby are healthy, their goal is to get you discharged! Your hospital nurse will be caring for 6 other patients besides you! We, as your registered nurses(RN) will be able to collaborate with your hospital RN and supplement the excellent care they will be giving you. We provide one on one care to assist with rest, establishing your new routines (yes that early!), bonding and breastfeeding support (if that’s what you chose). Just like during your pregnancy, we want to be there from the start to help take away your fears and anxieties, prevent complications, and advocate with you so that you get the care you need to ensure that your transition from the hospital to your home is seamless and stress-free as possible.
Do you care for multiples/high-risk (babies with medical conditions) newborns?Yes! As a registered nurse, I have the training and expertise to care for high risk babies. My take on multiples is “more to love and snuggle, YAY!!!”.
How do you care for the mom during your time?Our view is “Healthy MOM, healthy family”! Taking care of mom is my first priority! As your nurse, I will perform medical assessments that allow me to prevent or mitigate any complications that might arise physically, mentally, and/or emotionally. Complications like postpartum depression which can afflict both moms and dads, infection from your cesarean section, high blood pressure, or sleep deprivation (to name a few). The passion and goal behind providing postpartum care is to help you create or maintain the harmony of your family while giving you the support and expert guidance you need to feel confident and bond with your newborn.I am also additional comprehensive support that can take care of your entire family.
How long do clients typically hire your for? How do we decide how long?This is totally dependent upon the needs and wants of the individual client. Our professional recommendation is that comprehensive nursing care is most vital in the first 4 to 8 weeks of postpartum. This is a very delicate period while your body is healing, you are adjusting to your new lifestyle especially breastfeeding, and need tons of confidence building support so that bonding with your precious little one is surrounded by happy healthy memories.
Do you teach any postpartum classes? Can I meet you before we work together?Absolutely! I teach in-person Infant Safety & CPR and Baby Care classes and they are a great way for us to meet and interact prior to working together! I also am available for online or in-person interviews so we can see if we are a good match and I can answer all your questions!
How do "guaranteed dates" work and can we extend our care with you?"When you sign the contract you choose the date range that you would like to be guaranteed for you. If you deliver earlier than those designated dates and we are available, the date of care can start then. If another client has guaranteed dates during that time, we are obligated to finish with them and will begin your care on the date you elected. If you deliver after your guaranteed start date, you can utilize some hours for nursery set up, assistance with interviewing a nanny, or shopping for baby care items, if you choose. You can also elect to amend the contract start date (once you deliver) with your RN to a later guaranteed start date, your end date will stay the same, with the option to extend given RN availability. Extensions past your contract end-date are based on RN availability but absolutely something we are willing to discuss.
I already had my baby? Can you still help?YES! This is an inclusive service to all types of families. We are here to respond to those that maybe didn’t anticipate needing postpartum help but now that you are in it, recognize you do! Maybe you need help getting over the hump of your partner going back to work? Maybe your spouse is going on a work trip? Maybe you need a date night and feel more comfortable with the elevated care of a nurse? We are here to help you during this transition in whatever way you need. We recommend you taking a look at the Hourly Care Bundle. No family is immune to the stressors of having a newborn - we will build your confidence in your abilities and instincts, support you in your choices and assure that you have the expertise you need to have the most harmonious and positive experience possible.
How does payment work?Once you decide to book, there is a non-refundable deposit that locks you in my calendar and goes towards your last hours of service. We accept payment via credit card (additional 3%), Wells Fargo Zelle, Venmo, check or cash. If you elect the Hourly Care Bundle, payment is due at the end of the work day; if you elect the Baby Bundle, payments are due bi-weekly.
Do you offer medical advice, prescribe medications or can you be my primary provider?"I work in collaboration with your primary care provider (OB GYN, pediatrician, Family Doctor and/or Nurse Practitioner, or Midwife). As a nurse I can only make recommendations, I am not licensed to give medical advice beyond my nursing scope of practice, which means I CANNOT provide a medical diagnosis, medical treatment plans, and give medication orders. I can give medications to any member of your family with a doctor’s order and create client specific care plans that tailor to the needs of you and your newborn(s).