Navigation Links
Want a Good Night’s Sleep- Maternity Nurses to the Rescu

Call it ‘evolution of mothers’ or what you want, but now maternity nurses, or strangers who mind your new born baby so that you// get a good night’s sleep, have arrived.

In the UK, maternity nurses can be had for the money, although hefty.

A fee of around 125 to 200 pounds, a day, will ensure your baby kept away from you except at feeding times, so you and your partner catch up on your beauty sleep.

A poll was conducted by one of UK’s largest childcare and nanny agency, Tinies.

Tinies reported a threefold increase in bookings for maternity nurses in the last year.

In 2005, the agency placed 125 maternity nurses with families across the UK. But last year that increased to 386 placements.

The nurses can provide 24-hour care to a new baby, giving night feeds, offering advice on breast-feeding, preparing bottles, establishing sleep routines and doing the baby's laundry. They usually stay with a family for between two and eight weeks, potentially costing thousands of pounds.

The poll revealed that out of 1,500 parents quizzed, 53 per cent would consider using a maternity nurse.

Six out of ten said they thought poor post-natal care from the health service was the main reason for the increased demand - some 42 per cent of parents said they felt under pressure to leave hospital early after their baby was born, leaving them without vital information on baby care.

Yet, alleged failings by the NHS were not the only reason why women would consider opting for the aid of a maternity nurse. The survey also found that 30 per cent of fathers did not get up in the night to deal with their crying baby in the first six weeks out of hospital, while 39 per cent did so less than ten times.

Lazy fathers, or those who needed a good night’s sleep in order to tackle the next day in office, were found more than ready to support the cost of a maternity nurse.

Says Oliv er Black, the director of Tinies:'There is no doubt that the midwife staffing crisis means that many new mothers and babies are not getting the help they need following the birth.

'Many new mothers find an experienced extra pair of hands is invaluable for helping with anything from breast feeding to getting the baby to sleep. The nurse can also offer emotional support and general advice.'

At the same time, community midwives who are NHS tools meant to teach young mothers baby tending -skills and who are now in shortage, speak in their defense. Says Mervi Jokinen, from the Royal College of Midwives: 'We agree there is pressure on the NHS and that this is impacting on maternity services. But these maternity nurses are not a replacement for midwives.

'What this growing demand is showing is that parents are lacking the skills they need and so have to take on this help.

'This is partly because midwives no longer have time to spend with parents as they once did', she opined.

Yet for young sleep-stressed parents with no family at hand to help, ‘changing times’ justifies the many pounds being dished out to maternity nurses.

<
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Not Having a Good Night’s Sleep? -You Might Need a Check U
2. Prevalence of Self-reported Snoring, Sleep-disordered Breathing in Military
3. Sleep-related Breathing Disorder could Indicate Depression
4. Habitual Consumption of Alcohol Linked With Sleep-related Breathing Disorder in Men
5. At Least 25 Women Die Of Maternity Complications In MP Everyday
6. Disgruntled GPs and Midwives Squabble over Maternity Care.
7. Closures of Maternity Units across Grampian Arouses Concern
8. Maternity leave mooted for South African girls
9. Health Officials Approve Plan for New £28m Maternity Hospita
10. United Kingdom: Maternity Units Exposed! Leaves Much to Be Desired
11. Nurses save more lives
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/28/2017)... Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) , ... June 28, 2017 ... ... residents of Hamilton County and the surrounding regions access to insurance assistance and ... conjunction with Matthew 25: Ministries to assist families in the region facing financial ...
(Date:6/27/2017)... ... 27, 2017 , ... Nearly 70 percent of consumers now ... by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS). , The ... considering a cosmetic medical procedure has doubled since 2013. , “Cosmetic procedures continue ...
(Date:6/27/2017)... ... June 27, 2017 , ... The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects ... replace the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), would result in 22 ... expected under current law. , More than 20 million Americans have gained health insurance ...
(Date:6/27/2017)... Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2017 , ... ... Ill. were featured in a video designed to encourage lawmakers to protect ... and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), highlights the story of Chuck and Cathy ...
(Date:6/27/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2017 , ... ... P. Fabrykiewicz Scholarship Foundation Fundraiser hygiene symposium in Mystic, CT. Covering the process ... Urbanski offered their experience in these popular periodontal procedures. Drs. Toback and Urbanski ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/16/2017)... WAYNE, N.J. , June 16, 2017 Datascope Corp. ... sold by Datascope Corp. for a potential electrical test failure code.     ... PRODUCT PART NUMBER ... CS100 IABP CS300 IABP ... ...
(Date:6/13/2017)... , June 13, 2017 Zimmer Biomet Holdings, ... healthcare, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... June 3, 2015 relating to its Zhejiang, China ... "The successful clearance of the Warning ... manufacturing facility is a measure of the progress we ...
(Date:6/9/2017)... INDIANAPOLIS , June 9, 2017 ... In a further effort to help spread lessons learned ... condition, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and Eli Lilly ... together for the second phase of the Bringing Research ... 2), reaffirming their commitment to helping people with diabetes ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: