NCS Class Description

This is a complete course, beginning with fundamental concepts and progressing to advanced care.

  • Ages Covered: 0-12 weeks
  • Number of Classes: 12
  • Hours of Videos: 28 plus
  • Time to take the Class: Weekend to a year.
  • Based on: Scientific Research, Expert Opinion, and over 40 years of hands-on experience
  • Mentorship: Available for all students for a lifetime
  • Discounts: Continuing Education and Workshop Discounts for Students
  • Certificate of Completion

The course also includes a complete Sleep Conditioning/Training course, Multiples and Preemie Care, and Formula Composition. We also cover Prenatal and Baby Development, along with Failure to Thrive, the Death of a Child, RAD, the Mind of a Child, Communication, why it is important to Go Green with a child, Resume Building, how to Apply at an Agency, Marketing, and much more.

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to start your career or business as a Newborn Care Specialist.

Check out our Course Curriculum below by clicking on the title of each course on the right.

The NCS course consists of:

Basic and advanced techniques for Newborn Care 0 - 12 weeks

Newborn Care Specialist-Full Course

Newborn Care Specialist

  • Teacher: Nancy H Katie M
  • Released: 05/22/2018
  • Level: Beginner
  • Duration:
  • Price: $ 497.00

Finish all lessons and pass quizzes with an average of 80%

Table of Contents

Class 4 Multiples and Poop & Scheduling
Class 7 Reflux and Colic
Class 9 Ailment & Safety
Class 10 Baby Blues to Postpartum Psychosis
Class 11 Death of an Infant, Failure to Thrive and A Baby’s Mind
Class 12 Ethics
Final Exam


The NCS course consists of 12 classes with over 28 hours. All these classes are online. We use scientific research, videos and experience to make these classes unique.

This course in Newborn Care covers 0 – 12 weeks of age, consequently, this class is for anyone wanting to be more proactive in the newborn field. We teach RN, LPN, Nanny, NCS, Doula, or anyone in the child care arena.

We begin with fundamental concepts, progressing to advanced care.

Advanced subjects included , many covered only in advanced classes, including a complete sleep conditioning/training course, multiply and preemie care, and formula composition. Prenatal and baby development covered, along wide th failure to thrive, the death of a child, RAD, the mind of a child, communication, why it is important to go green with a child, resume building, how to apply at an agency, marketing, and much more.

We mentor all our students from the time they take the course until they no longer need us.

You have one year to complete the course, and after that, there will be an additional charge to open the class. You must successfully complete a test and homework to receive a completion certificate. If you have any test taking phobias, please let us know. We can do an oral test or give you more time on the test. You may also receive a second chance to take the test.

The on-line video classes is taken at your own pace.

You may start it whenever you have time, you may finish it in a weekend or you may take up to a year to finish the classes. Should you go over a year there will be a charge for reactivation of the classes.


Plan Name Price
Course without Manual: $ 497.00
Course with Manual: $ 577.00


Nancy H Katie M

Nancy Hamm - Founder of Gentle Venture’s Training Center

Certified Advanced Newborn Care Specialist and Certified Advanced Infant Sleep Consultant

Nancy Hamm, CNCS, ISC is the Founder of Gentle Venture’s Training Classes. She has been a Newborn Care Specialist and Infant Sleep Consultant for 24 years and has over 40,000 hours of hands-on experience with babies. She has worked with twins, triplets, quads, sextuplets, preemies and generally the most precious children she could imagine.

Nancy also owns Exclusively Baby Nurses, Exclusively Newborns and Gentle Venture’s Training Center.

Nancy has taken college courses on Child Physiology and Child Development, has taken an extensive breastfeeding course through the La Leche League and is a Breastfeeding Educator through Lactation Management Skills. is a certified Happiest Baby on the Block Educator and has taken numerous sleep training courses.

Nancy founded the NCSA (Newborn Care Specialist Association) after it became clear there were no guidelines set for the certification of Newborn Care Specialists. She is a visionary in the field of newborn care, and through extensive research has become an expert on infant care.

Ms. Hamm says, “When all is said and done, my first love and my greatest passion is the caring and nurturing of newborn babies.”

Katie Morin - Founder of Multiple Blessings Newborn Care Training

Certified Advanced Newborn Care Specialist and Certified Advanced Infant Sleep Consultant

Katie Morin ACNCS, ACISC began her career over 20 years ago. She has been extremely blessed to have worked with some amazing families along the way. One of her first and most memorable experiences with multiples (a set of newborn triplets) was 27 years ago. It was then that she realized her passion for working with children. It was then that she also realized her passion for caring for multiples.

Katie has a degree in Child Development and Psychology and has countless certificates including being Advance Certified through the Newborn Care Specialist Association.

Through the years, Katie has been a career nanny, a daycare provider, a preschool teacher and a Certified Newborn Care Specialist. She does not consider these positions just a job; they are a passion and what she loves to do. It allows her to meet incredible people, all with different personalities and aspects of life. This experience gives her the ability to educate and assist new parents during the most amazing part of their life. Most important she gets to nurture and cuddle a newborn during the first few weeks and months of their life. 

In 2008 Katie became Certified as a Newborn Care Specialist. To date, she has worked with over 40 sets of twins, nine sets of triplets and quadruplets. She has also worked with dozens of preemies (some born as early as 26 weeks) as well as newborns with special needs.

Katie’s other passion is being a teacher, a mentor, and a support guide.

It is Katie’s hope that you enjoy this manual and class, and learn as much as she has during the research and writing of the manual.

Quiz Status
Class 4 Multiples and Poop & Scheduling
Class 7 Reflux and Colic
Class 9 Ailment & Safety
Class 10 Baby Blues to Postpartum Psychosis
Class 11 Death of an Infant, Failure to Thrive and A Baby’s Mind
Class 12 Ethics
Final Exam

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