Our Team

Our team of specialized newborn experts are here when you need them. Led by the Zealous Baby Care core pillars, each team member conducts themselves with the utmost respect in our clients home.

Rose

Founder, Newborn Care Specialist

What clients love: Inspires confidence

Rose has been helping families of newborns and infants since 1992. She follows a holistic approach to health and wellbeing for the baby and parents. She holds a General Business and Accounting Diploma, is a certified Newborn Care Specialist and has completed many courses, seminars, workshops on the care of mothers and babies’ health and wellness. With this knowledge and her years of experience, she supports families helping them relax and enjoy the happiness a baby brings.

Julian

Newborn Care Specialist

What clients love: Lively and energetic

Julian’s youthful exuberance is infectious. She has 3 daughters of her own and lots of nieces and nephews that she has practiced on. Kids love being around her because she is a great playmate and moms love having her around because she is responsible, knowledgeable and observant. Julian has worked with twins, singles and preemies.
You will not find a more joyful person and parents delight in her willingness to help and give to others. Her work experience has mainly been with newborn babies, however, she simply loves children regardless of age.

Liz Williams

Newborn Care Specialist and Postpartum Support

What clients love: Funny and full of life

Liz is a well-rounded professional with more than 25 years of experience in Canada and the US as a childcare provider and newborn care specialist and providing postpartum support. She develops schedules and routines to ensure that babies/toddlers have enough physical activities, rest, and playtime. Liz ensures that all the children under her care are kept safe and in good health, taking personal pride in maintaining the nutritional and hygiene needs of all the children she cares for. Liz has a high level of patience and immense love and compassion for families. As a mother of 2 and a grandmother, she knows and understands the ups and downs we all go through.

Sharnie

Newborn Care Specialist

What clients love: Reliable, quiet and humble

As a mother, Sharnie knows firsthand the joys and responsibilities of newborn care including the sleepless nights that come with your bundle of joy. Her strength is actually her quietness and calm as she focuses on the end result and not the current struggles. When you combine her work experience of managing a daycare with caring for her own 3 children, she is the mother’s charm in a stormy time. Her love for your baby and her kindness will be felt.

Shelly

Newborn Care Specialist, Postpartum Support, Birth Doula

What clients love: Fountain of Knowledge, discreet and respectful.

A mother of four and who knows first hand the needs of a mother; knows the worry and concerns for her babies; knows that all parents simply want their baby healthy, cared for, and well loved. A pillar of positivity for families and the calm in any storm. Without fail, her winning smile makes babies (and their parents) feel at ease. She has worked as a night nurse and night nanny for over a decade and over 15 years as a day nanny. Always professional and caring in every circumstance. She has worked extensively with high-profile families, including those that travel and with whom she travelled. Well-equipped and experienced in caring for newborns and their siblings.

Petra

Sleep Consultant, Postpartum Support, New Parent Educator

What clients love: She is a fountain of knowledge and experience.

Grew up and worked in the Netherlands. I was trained as a doula in the maternity ward of a major hospital, working closely with nurses, midwives, OB/GYN doctors and pediatricians. I have worked with women from different cultures and backgrounds, picking up time-tested practices along the way. With empathy I guide and I know the importance of having that reassurance as a new parent that your baby is well and striving as should. I am a Cappa Certified Postpartum Doula (CCPD), Maternity, Infant and Child Sleep Consultant through the International Parenting and Health Institute (IPHI). CAPPA certified New Parent Educator.

Elizabeth Odi

Newborn Care Specialist

What clients love: The Baby Sleep Guru

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Dedicated and compassionate Newborn Care Specialist with over 15 years of experience in the childcare industry. A passionate lover of babies and opportunities to provide a nurturing environment that supports the best possible outcomes, both present and future. Devoted to gradually becoming less pertinent as each family assignment progresses towards culmination. This by providing times of rest and respite, purposefully engaging, encouraging, educating and equipping parents to build confidence in their instincts, knowledge base, understanding and care as baby develops.

Shantelle Alliman

Newborn Care Specialist

What clients love: The Baby Sleep Guru

Professional passionate First Aid/CPR certified Newborn Care Specialist with a degree in Child Development and 15 years plus years in various positions such as a nanny, mother’s helper, house manager & night nanny and postpartum doula care. I am able to provide support to parents as they navigate the change of a new addition to their family. I have experience with creating positive sleep routines right from the start. Possessing excellent communication skills, compassionate, hard-working, and with a bubbly personality who is able to adapt and work in a variety of fast pace environments.

Marsha

Newborn Care Specialist, Postpartum Caregiver, Personal Support Worker

A practical nurse from my home country. Now is a newborn care specialist, personal support worker, mental health and addiction counselor. With several decades of caring for others in my many roles; I am now dedicated to caring for newborn babies exclusively. Always with joy I approach my work of caring for mothers and babies. Caring for my own child, some of my neighborhood children, and my work experience has provided me with a lifetime of tricks and trade secrets that I use to help all my clients.

Raffealla

Doula, Postnatal Maternity Nurse, Night Nanny, Newborn Care Specialist

Passionate, dedicated, experienced, and educated in the care of newborns. My passion for childcare has driven me to educate myself and to do so continually. Well equipped to serve clients because I keep abreast of the industry continual changes and upgrades. Willing to do all that is needed to care for clients by working up to 24 hours shifts. I am available to travel with clients should they need me to do so. I am a hardworking nanny, maternity nurse, doula and a newborn care specialist. My experience started as a young teenager who has worked internationally caring for newborns to teenagers. I love to know that my clients are satisfied and the children I care for are all given the best care.