A maternity nurse helps new mothers in all aspects of caring for their newborn babies, some of those duties can include:

  • Maternity nurses can provide a routine to ensure that your baby is effectively feeding and sleeping​

  • Provide information and guidance with infant feeding (whether breast, formula or mixed feeding)​

  • Practical help with care of your baby (feeding, winding, nappy changing, bathing, dressing/ undressing, settling to sleep​

  • Accompanying mums to appointments (hospital, GP, baby activities etc.)​

  • Responsible for nursery duties (baby's laundry, sterilising bottles and equipment, keeping nursery clean and tidy)​

  • Helping to involve siblings with your new baby​

  • Listening and encouragement for both parents with respect to the care of their new baby


Maternity nurses can offer live in, 24 hours up to 6 days per week,  providing maternity nurse service to mums, families and their babies, working nationwide and overseas. In addition, 24/2, 24/3 and 24/4 maternity nurse service are available, to support parents at weekends or mid week. 

Daily and night maternity nurses can work up to 12 hours per day. Contracts are usually 4 to 16 weeks, but can be tailored to suit your individual requirements.

Maternity nurses are self employed, therefore it is the responsibility of the maternity nurse to pay their own tax and national insurance contributions.

All fees quoted are gross and often reflect the individuals qualifications and experience. 


24 hour live in maternity nurse services:

  • Single Baby - £350 per 24 hours

  • Twins- £450 per 24 hours​


Daily maternity nurse services:

  • Single Baby- £20 per hour

  • Twins- Please ask for a quote

Night maternity nurse services:

  • Single Baby- £20 per hour

  • Twins- Please ask for a quote

Cheryl's Maternity Nurse Fees

Reassurance for Parents

Cheryl has an enhanced DBS, a paediatric first aid certificate and indemnity insurance. Along with relevant qualifications, experience and excellent references and recommendations.