Taking care of newborn babies in the post-natal period, especially for the first time mothers, can be challenging and overwhelming. The post-natal care helpers of “Smart Baby Care” can provide professional and thoughtful services to help raise healthy babies, prepare post-natal menu to facilitate speedy recovery of the mind and body of the mothers.
Duties of the post-natal care helpers can be varied according to the actual needs of the employers. They include:
|Baby Care||Milk feeding, napkin changing, bathing, cleaning umbilical cord, washing baby clothing and sterilising milk bottles, etc.|
|Post-natal Mother Care||
|Skills Coaching||Share baby care techniques with new parents, family members and foreign domestic helpers of the employers|
- Job duties of a post-natal care helper do not include large scale household cleaning, such as cleaning windows, range hood, toilet and kitchen, etc. If the employer has any special job requirements, please discuss with the post-natal care helper and specify clearly in the employment contract.
- If the post-natal care helpers need to assist in shopping or buying food ingredient, the shopping time incurred should be counted as working hours of the post-natal care helper. Employers should reimburse all travelling and shopping expenditure to the post-natal care helpers on the same day.
The service period is to be mutually agreed by the employer and the post-natal care helper, which can vary from a few days to a few months depending on needs. In general, the service of post-natal care is one month, with five or six days’ work a week, and 4 to 24 hours’ work a day.
- There are relatively fewer post-natal care helpers who could work for 12 hours or more a day.
Daily Routine Reference for a Post-natal Care Helper
|4 Hours||8 Hours||24 Hours|
|Morning||Reviewing the conditions of the baby and mother||Buying food ingredients||Preparing breakfast for the mother|
|Taking care of the baby (milk feeding, burp the baby, napkin changing, etc.)||Reviewing the conditions of the baby and mother||Taking care of the baby (milk feeding, burp the baby, napkin changing, etc.)|
|Bathing the baby||Taking care of the baby (milk feeding, burp the baby, napkin changing, etc.)||Buying food ingredients|
|Taking care of the baby (milk feeding, burp the baby, napkin changing, etc.)||Preparing lunch, nutritional food or soup||Preparing lunch, nutritional food or soup|
|Washing baby clothing and sterilising milk bottles||Lunch||Lunch|
|Afternoon||Bathing the baby||Bathing the baby|
|Taking care of the baby (milk feeding, burp the baby, napkin changing, etc.)||Taking care of the baby (milk feeding, burp the baby, napkin changing, etc.)|
|Washing baby clothing and sterilising milk bottles||Assisting the mother in breast feeding and other personal care matters|
|Preparing dinner and soup||Washing baby clothing and sterilising milk bottles|
|Dish washing||Preparing dinner and soup|
|Night time||Break time|
|Taking care of the baby through the night|