Carole Kramer Arsenault, RN
Founder of Boston Baby Nurse and Nanny
Carole is president and founder of Boston Baby Nurse and Nanny™ providing overnight and daytime newborn care and a wide range of postpartum support services. Her latest book, Newborn 101, just released includes more valuable information about pregnancy, birth and caring for newborns. It also has contains information about caring for multiples, caring for preterm babies, and an entire chapter dedicated to the NICU experience.
For over a decade Arsenault has guided parents through pregnancy, labor, birth and the newborn period at some of Boston’s top birthing hospitals. As a parent educator, labor and delivery nurse, and lactation consultant she has shared her expertise on sleep, schedules, soothing, calming and infant development with hundreds of parents as they transition into their new roles. Carole continues to support and educate families through Boston Baby Nurse and Nanny and though professional speaking on topics such as creating a safe “green” home for baby and essential newborn secrets from a baby nurse.
Paula J. McEvoy, MD, FAAP, Pediatric Consultant
Dr. McEvoy is thrilled to be part of the Boston Baby Nurse and Nanny Team! Paula grew up in the Boston area and received her B.A. In Psychology from The College of the Holy Cross in 1988. She then completed medical school and her Pediatric Residency Program at The University of Massachusetts Center in 1998. She has worked as a board certified primary care pediatrician affiliated with Boston Children’s Hospital since 1998. Over the years, Paula has developed a special interest in child and adolescent mental health issues and has been part of The Massachusetts Chapter of The American Academy of Pediatrics Mental Health Task Force, The Needham Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention and The Needham Suicide Coalition. Paula has had the privilege of speaking at parenting conferences and on NPR about child/adolescent mental health concerns. Paula has four children, Kelly, Sarah, Danny and Mary and has a lot of parenting experience that you can’t learn from a book! She is honored to be part of Boston Baby Nurse and Nanny and to share in their commitment to the care and safety of newborns.
Dena Carmosino, Founder of Boston Doula Circle
Dena has been working with and caring for expectant families as a birth doula, postpartum doula and a childbirth educator since 1988. She is certified through DONA (Doulas Of North America) and received much of her early training through B.A.C.E (Boston Association of Childbirth Education). She is also a certified HypnoBirthing® instructor, midwife and CLC (Certified Lactation Counselor).
Dena’s experience, education, and keen intuition allow her to create a safe, calm and tranquil birthing environment. Dena and her team guide parents through the labor and birth process using an assortment of skills, such as massage, guided meditation, hypnosis and homeopathy. Empowered with evidence-based information, parents are equipped to make informed choices concerning the birth of their baby. Parents can be reassured that when working with Dena and her team they are in the very best of hands.
Danica C., Graphic & Web Design Consultant
Danica is the creative force behind Boston Baby Nurse and Nanny. She holds a MFA in Graphic Design from Boston University and a Dual BS in Marketing and Electronic Arts from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Danica has experience working in many industries, but as a mother of two she really enjoys assisting Boston Baby Nurse and Nanny with graphic and web design projects. Danica has been working in the Boston area for over 14 years and currently lives near Boston with her husband and two children.
Robin C., Nanny Placement Coordinator, Newborn Care Expert
Robin began her career at Boston Baby Nurse and Nanny years ago as a Newborn Care Specialist (NCS) providing post-partum care to families in the Boston area. As our Nanny Placement Program grew, Robin transitioned from NCS to Placement Coordinator and takes great pride in recruiting and screening the most qualified candidates available for all our families. With a degree in Early Childhood Education and having served as a private care provider for 20 years, Robin knows just what our families need in a dedicated, professional nanny. Robin resides in Medfield, Mass. with her family.
Erica R., Nanny Program Manager
Erica is excited to be part of the Boston Baby Nurse and Nanny team as the Nanny Program Manager. In this role she is committed to finding both families and nannies the perfect placement and supporting them throughout the process. Erica holds a BA in marketing, advertising, and public relations from Emerson College. Erica has been caring for infants and children for the past 20 years and is now the mom of three little boys. She lives with her husband and children north of Boston.
Bryn Y., Operations Manager
Bryn oversees all aspects of day to day operations for Boston Baby Nurse and Nanny while also supporting the leadership team on all special projects and managing the Newborn Care Expert team. Bryn’s main objective is to be constant source of support for families as they develop relationships and schedules with the Newborn Care Experts that meet their unique family needs. Bryn has been caring for children and supporting families for over 20 years. With a degree in Early Childhood Education and Human Development, Bryn understands the importance of ensuring an atmosphere that is encouraging, supportive and caring for families with newborns. Bryn is able to confidently identify and connect families with caregivers. Bryn’s responsive and caring demeanor allows both our team of Newborn Care Experts and our families to feel fully supported.