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Your Path to Success as a Newborn Care Specialist

Training, Certification, and Support Program

Do you want to become a Newborn Care Specialist??

Newborn Care Specialists are the most important members of any newborn nursery!

As an NCS, you don't just help parents care for their new baby—you become part of their family. From assisting parents in understanding their newborn's needs to performing critical tasks like feeding and bathing, you'll support families as they learn to navigate new parenthood.

  • Are you a teacher, nurse/RN or mother seeking ways to earn additional income?
  • The contracts tend to be 3-6 months or short-term if you desire to support more families.
  • NCS is seen as an elevated professional (Celebrities look for NCS vs. a night nanny)
  • Choose to work nights, days or 24/7
  • Are you passionate about babies? This job is right for you. 
  • Are you a night owl? Function well overnight? You are made for this job! 
  • The average nightly pay nationwide is $30-60 hourly.
Can you imagine...
  • Feeling confident you can support any family, regardless of their parenting style. 
  • The ability to support families as a sleep trainer or sleep consultant. 
  • Be in control of your lifestyle with time and location freedom.

If any of this sounds like a dream, I want you to know that it’s 100% possible for you. And I know that because I’ve been exactly where you are now and have created a proven system to help you achieve something you really want.

That’s why I can't wait to introduce you to Summer's Sleep Secrets, Newborn Care Specialist Training Certification Program!
If you're ready to make a difference in the lives of families with newborns every day,


At Summer's Sleep Secrets, we provide you with everything you need to succeed. We teach you everything from basic newborn care to nutrition, sleep, health and safety, developmental milestones, and more. So when it comes time to meet with new parents and discuss their child's needs, you can feel confident that you're giving them what they need to make informed decisions about their child's health and happiness.

By the end of the program, you’ll have…

  • The skills to take care of newborns, support, and coach parents through the first 16 weeks of their baby's life.
  • A clear understanding of how to structure your overnight visits so you can hit the ground running.
  • Confidence in supporting all different families and parenting styles.

No more struggling. No more worrying. No more wasting time.

Get trained, certified and become a holistic health practitioner, PLUS supported all in one place!

All features are included in the program. 

  • Newborn Care Specialist Associate Training (ANCS) (valued at $5,997)
  • Contracts, Scripts, and Templates (valued at $1,997) 
  • Support from our expert team of mentors if you get stuck or need help! Private Facebook Group.
  • 440-page Workbook
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Accredited Program Option (valued at $5,000)
  • Contracts, Scripts, and Templates (valued at $1,997) 
  • Support from our expert team of mentors if you get stuck or need help!
  •  Certified upon completion of assignments + 1200 hours
Become a Newborn Care Specialist
Become a Newborn Care Specialist
Here's how the program breaks down...
Newborn Care Specialist Associate Training 20 Hour (ANCS)

Establishing the Fundamentals of Newborn Care

This course is designed to teach you the necessary skills to care for newborns and support and coach parents as an NCS. From caring and feeding to learning how to handle common newborn ailments – and even understanding how to support various cultural traditions -- we've got you covered.


The self-paced curriculum includes: 100 Videos

  • Introduction to Newborn Care Specialist
  • Caring for Newborns
  • Feeding Newborns
  • Development
  • How to Work Overnight 
  • Sleep 0-16 weeks
  • Newborn Ailments
  • Different Cultures
  • Premature Babies
  • Multiples 
  • Postpartum Depression + Other Conditions
  • Intro to Reflux
  • How to Interview "Live Class"
  • Contracts 
  • Six interviews with Professional NCSs 
  • 20 hours of recorded course material 
  • Downloadable workbook pages to take notes, plan, and keep as a reference. Printed workbook available.
  • Quizzes and assignments to ensure you are absorbing the necessary information.
  • Support from our expert team of mentors if you get stuck or need help!
  • Private Facebook Group
  • Certificate of Completion


  • Overnight Framework
  • Video Role-Playing
  • Contract Included

To obtain certification, the next necessary steps involve completing the Professional Course.

Newborn Care Specialist Professional Training 10-hour (CPNCS)

The advanced course for overnight caregivers

The course is based on how to work as a newborn care specialist. Have you taken our associate course? If so, this course will complete your certification process. Is your goal to be certified? This is the next step to certification.

In our professional course, you're going to learn the following: 73 Videos

  • Introduction to Newborn Care Specialist
  • Preparing to Coach Parents
  • Who DO YOU Support?
  • In-depth Multiple Care
  • Professional Safe Sleep Guidelines
  • Daily Expectation
  • Summer's Newborn Sleep Method
  • Step-by-Step Sleep Breakdown 0-16 Weeks
  • Wake windows & sleep pressure
  • Definition of Cry's 
  • Birth and Beyond Weekly Expectations
  • Establishing Playtime/Tummy Time
  • How to Establish a Daily Routine, AKA Naps, and Feedings
  • Why Adjust the Baby's Head Position?
  • How to Work 24/7 Jobs
  • How to Build a Network
  • Professional Ethics
  • Pricing Breakdown
  • NCS Troubleshooting "Live Class."

After successfully finishing the associate and professional courses along with their respective assignments, you are eligible to apply for certification at Summer's Sleep Secrets. You will be qualified to apply to the AADP upon obtaining the certificate.

GET CERTIFIED! (optional)

Set yourself apart Become a Certified Holistic Health Practitioner


In a growing (and competitive market, getting certified can help you to stand out from the crowd and enhance your credibility. 

In a world where knowledge is critical, equipping oneself with the proper education and skills is paramount. Summer's Sleep Secrets stands out as a leading training company and educational platform regarding the delicate art of caring for newborns and ensuring healthy sleep patterns. By offering comprehensive certification programs for newborn care specialists and sleep consultants, Summer's provides an opportunity to embark on a fulfilling career while positively impacting the lives of families. This blog explores why Summer's Sleep Secrets is an excellent course and education platform and why becoming a certified holistic health practitioner can be life-changing.

Holistic Approach to Care:

One of the standout features of Summer's Sleep Secrets is its commitment to holistic health. The course emphasizes the importance of addressing infants' and parents' physical, emotional, and mental well-being. By adopting a holistic approach, students learn to consider all aspects of a family's lifestyle, environment, and individual circumstances when designing care plans and sleep solutions. This approach recognizes that healthy sleep is intertwined with family dynamics and well-being, leading to more sustainable and effective outcomes.


Recognized Certification and Professional Affiliations:


Summer's Sleep Secrets offers more than just a certificate upon completion. After completing all requirements, graduates of the associate + professional course can apply for certification with the prestigious American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). This affiliation enhances the credibility of the accreditation and opens doors to a broader network of professionals in the holistic health industry. Being associated with the AADP validates the knowledge and skills acquired and provides ongoing professional development opportunities, networking events, and access to resources that can further enhance one's career as a holistic health practitioner.


About Summer.


Summer has been recognized as one of's top 200 BEST sleep consultants; Summer is a highly acclaimed International Certified Newborn Care Specialist and Certified Sleep Consultant at the International Association of Child Sleep Consultants (IACSC) and the Association of Professional Sleep Consultants (APSC).


Summer Hartman is a name that's synonymous with excellence in the world of newborn care and sleep consultation. With over 27 years of experience in the field, she has garnered international recognition and awards for her exceptional work.

Summer's passion for babies led her to become a certified Newborn Care Specialist and Sleep Consultant, and she hasn't looked back since. Her mission is to help others find fulfillment and success in their careers, just as she has.

As the founder of Summer's Sleep Secrets: Training Center, she has created programs that are not only informative but also enjoyable. Her teaching methodology incorporates a variety of perspectives and practical scenarios, ensuring that her students are well-equipped to tackle real-world challenges.

Summer's vision is to instill confidence and support in her students, whether they want to become successful NCS, Sleep consultants, or business owners. Her guidance and expertise empower her students to achieve their dreams and make a meaningful impact in the world of newborn care and sleep consultation.

Her new book collaboration, "A Bird’s-Eye View of Birthwork Anthology," is a testament to her commitment to sharing her knowledge and experience with others. It's a must-read for anyone passionate about babies and wanting to make a positive difference in their lives.

SEEN on NBC and Fox News appearances: you can also find her on AZ Morning Show! 

We've built implementation into the curriculum to make sure you reach the finish line...

We understand that it can be overwhelming at times to retain so much new information, so our team of expert mentors is always just an email away! 


Assignments and quizzes help to ensure that you  are gaining the exact knowledge needed to be successful, and building your confidence as you learn. 


Our training program created based on 20 years industry experience. We are the only NCS training program to offer community and mentorship, to not only support you while getting certified, but to partner with you to grow and excel in your new career path. 

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Choose the best plan for you...

All features are included in the program bundle below. 



  • Newborn Care Specialist Associate Training (ANCS) (valued at $5,997)
  • Newborn Care Specialist Professional Training (CPNCS) (valued at $1788) 
  • Accredited Program (valued at $5,000)
  • Contracts, Scripts, and Templates (valued at $1,997) 
  • Support from our expert team of mentors if you get stuck or need help!