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Finding the right childcare solution

A nanny, a child minder, nursery… Every choice has its pros and cons. Only you can decide which option best suits your baby and your household. To help you choose, here are a few things to take into consideration:

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to read Feb 16, 2016

A babysitter in your home

Pros

  • Relatively flexible hours.
  • You choose the person.

Cons

  • High cost.
  • Your baby is on his own.
  • You are highly dependent on one person (what happens if your babysitter is ill).
  • Difficult to find.

 A babysitter in her own home
 Pros

  • You are entrusting your baby with a qualified person.
  • You choose the person.

 Cons

  • Difficult to find.
  • You are highly dependent on one person (what happens if your babysitter is ill?) .

 Nursery
 Pros

  • Your baby will learn to mix with other children starting at a young age.
  • Your baby is cared for by professionals.
  • Reasonable cost.

 Cons

  • Difficult to secure a place.
  • Nurseries send children home when they are ill.
  • Less flexible hours