"Just having the Karitane Nurse come to my home and tell me that I was doing a great job was great, but the tips and advice she gave me about winding and settling my daughter were invaluable."
Our Karitane® Carers
Our Karitane® Professionals are essentially a qualified, experienced baby whisperer and super nanny rolled into one! They are experts in newborns and all children under 2 years old but work miracles with toddlers as well.
We have both Karitane Nurses and Maternity Nannies who can come into your home and offer you practical advice and support on everything from feeding, settling, establishing a routine, lactation and weaning and bathing to coping with a toddler and a newborn, post natal depression twins, premature babies and post natal care of the mother.
Our Karitane® Professionals are equally responsible for both the newborn baby and post natal mother. They are not working in any medical capacity but are suitably experienced/qualified to aid and advise new parents with their newborn.
All of our Karitane® Professionals are trained and are very experienced with young babies. Karitane Nurses were trained in New Zealand and have over 25 years of hands on experience with babies and commonsense mother care. Our Maternity Nannies are usually overseas trained (either as Mothercraft Nurses in Australia or as Maternity Nurses/Nannies in the UK) and also have loads of practical experience in mothercraft.
Our Karitane® Professionals come into your home for a minimum of 4 hours, day or night and can even live in with you on call 24 / 6 for up to 12 weeks.
As one of our Karitane Nurses says:
“Some people have a baby arrive and have never looked after a baby or bathed one in their life. It can be very daunting for them. I always feel it is a real privilege to be invited into their homes to share their children with them”
All of our Karitane® Professionals are passionate about babies and mothers and are kind, trustworthy individuals who you can welcome into your home and rely on with confidence. When one of our Karitane® Professionals leaves your home you will have the skills and Call Karitane® now on 0800 222 121 to have a Karitane® Professional help you and your family.