Certified Newborn and Infant Care
The Newborn and Infant Care Professional (NICP) Certification is designed for preemies, newborns and infants to 12 months old.
Newborn and Infant Care Professionals help families learn best practices and establish schedules. Many Newborn and Infant Care Professionals work overnight and/or as consultants to assist new parents.
Certified Newborn and Infant Care Requirements
Here are the requirements to earn the NICP certification:
Must pass the NICP proficiency exam with an 80%. The NICP proficiency exam has 100 multiple choice questions based on the National Nanny Standards. You get two (2) attempts to pass the exam.
Test Your Newborn and Infant Knowledge
To become a Certified Newborn and Infant Care Professional, you have to pass a proficiency exam based on the US Nanny Association National Nanny Standards. This video is a trivia game with quiz questions based on the Newborn and Infant standards and certification exam.
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$299 Certification Fee
US Nanny Association certification requires a non-refundable fee. This fee covers the cost for the secure online platform to upload and house the certification documents and the cost for online proctoring of the exam. The fee also provides for the time and cost of US Nanny Association administrators to read all submitted documents and exam results as well as make calls and inquiries as needed to confirm the certification requirements are met.
This fee does not include any childcare training, CPR and First Aid training or a background check. Training and background checks are paid separately and directly to businesses and organizations that provide those services.