Jessica Richter

  • Owasso OK
Jessica Richter

Newborn Care Specialist

Summary

I am a compassionate and enthusiastic Newborn Care Specialist (NCS). I have extensive knowledge and training in newborn care. I am extremely sensitive to parents needs and wishes, balancing those with establishing a sustainable routine. I work closely with parents to create the best possible environment and routine for your newborn to thrive in

Work History

Work History
May 2015 - Present

Newborn Care Specialist

Nadia and Faraz- Scottsdale, AZ

Day and evening newborn care for 8 -week- old boy with a protein intolerance. He was already sleeping through the night, however he would not nap out of Mom's arms during the day. I educated parents on a healthy sleep environment and healthy sleep habits, which led to him napping in his crib during the day. 

Aug 2014 - Present

Newborn Nanny

Derek and Nicole - Phoenix, AZ

Full time newborn care for 8- week- old boy. Working days, evening and overnights. Responsibilities include: washing bottles, washing cloth diapers, planning and preparing homemade baby food, baby's laundry, light house cleaning and planning age appropriate activities.  

Sep 2013 - Aug 2014

Newborn Nanny

Nikki and David - Scottsdale, AZ

Full time care for preemie, 4 -weeks gestational and 12- weeks adjusted. Worked with NICU specialist who did home visits to implement daily physical therapy. By 10 months old his development caught up with his adjusted age. Worked days, evenings and occasional weekend long overnight care. Responsibilities include: cleaning bottles, keeping nursery clean, light house cleaning, baby's laundry, and age appropriate activities. 

Jun 2012 - Jun 2013

Nanny and House Manager

Kelly and Kevin - McLean, VA

Full time for a family of four, a 2 -year- old boy and a girl who was born a month after I arrived. My responsibilities for the children were full charge care, from shopping for clothes and groceries to organizing activities such as music, art, and swimming. Other responsibilities include children and family laundry, meal prep, cleaning children's rooms, organizing other help around the house such as handy men and groomers. 

Sep 2010 - Dec 2011

Newborn Nanny

Liz and Chris - Arlington, VA

One girl 3 months old, her parents goal was to get her started on a consistent schedule following Baby Wise and Happiest Baby On the Block methods. I also prepared her meals and took her on outings to the zoo, library and music. 

May 2010 - Aug 2010

Summer Live In Nanny

Rich and Christy - Arlington, VA

A family of five including a 1- year- old boy, 3- year- old boy, and a 5- year- old girl. Responsibilities included, children's laundry,  daily activities such as summer camps, museums, the zoo, splash pads, and play dates. 

Sep 2007 - May 2010

3 year old Preschool Teacher

The Winner School
  • Prepare weekly curriculum that helps build social, emotional, and motor skills
  • Create a safe hands on environment that relates to the curriculum
  • Communicate with parents face to face daily as well as conduct parent teacher conferences
  • Encouraging healthy habits and good manners
  • Instruct daily circle time teaching children colors, numbers, alphabet, and shapes.

Education

Education
Jul 2015 - Jul 2015

Advanced Newborn Sleep Conditioning 

Newborn Care Solutions- Tonya Sakowicz

No cry sleep methods, circadian rhythms of newborns,  swaddling, creating a safe and healthy sleep environment.

May 2015 - May 2015

Newborn Care Specialist Training

Newborn Care Solutions -Tonya Sakowicz

Swaddling, formula, bottle feeding, food allergies nursery setup, special needs and preemie, caring for multiples, postpartum depression, and  sleep training.

2012 - Present

Early Childhood Development

Northern Virginia Community College

56 credits towards AAS

Aug 2002 - Jun 2007

High School Diploma

Juan Diego Catholic High School

Captain of the Drill Team