In this course we will cover the baby care, including feeding, sleeping, and pooping. We include information on prematurity and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. The instructor will be Kristen O’Dell, a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with almost 2 decades of working with over 10,000 newborns and their families in her hospital practice of Neonatology and Newborn Medicine.

This course covers the following objectives:

  • Explain best practice for feeding a newborn.
  • Understand best sleep habits for babies.
  • Explain causes of diaper rash and how to treat it.
  • List three items to include in your at-home first aid kit.


Outline for Basic Baby Care.pdf

*This course includes a 1-hour conversational audio lesson, a 10-question quiz, and a certificate of completion with the successful completion of the quiz at 80%. 

Your course will remain active for 180 days from purchase date.

This course aligns with the following regulatory requirements.

Virginia Compliance

22VAC40-131-210.A.3


*Important Information for agencies on Virginia core competencies.

Illinois Licensing Standard §401.520

*Important Information for agencies on Illinois Adoption Requirements.


Nebraska Licensing Requirement 005.16(D)(i)(4) & (13) 

*Important Information for agencies on Nebraska Adoption Requirements.