Wanted: Loving Care | Fit Pregnancy

Wanted: Loving Care

Need someone to look after your baby when you return to work? Here are the pros and cons of three common options.

Where are our children?
 

 Grandparent    20.8%
  Father    18.5%
 
Day-care center      
 17.9%
  Family day care       10.9%
 Other relative       8.%
  Other nonrelative care (e.g., a neighbor)   6.%
 No regular arrangement    4.6%
  Nursery/preschool    3.8%
 
Caregiver in child’s home (e.g., a nanny)
 
 3.3%
 
With mother while working   
 
 3.1%
 
Other arrangement 
 2.7%
  Federal Head Start program         .4%

                                    

            
 

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