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Unfortunately children do pick up a lot of bugs when they first go into daycare, but it does help them to build up an immunity. Even if you put her in at a later date she will still pick up bugs.
Is there any recommended age for starting the day care?
Another option is to consider a nanny or a childminder where they either work on a one to one in your home or your daughter goes into a childminders home with only a few children.
There is no recommended age for daycare but she will have a better chance of flighting infection and be stronger from about 18 months onwards.
with the baby sitter I was just not sure that does she need to be in contact in other children for communication or not
When you have a large number of children in a building the germs do tend to fly around and it is very hard to protect them from picking up bugs.
A nanny or child minder should take her out to toddler groups and library etc to allow her to socialise if she is with a child minder she will have other children in her home
its very important for her to socialise with other children but just not i
perhaps in the large numbers there are in day care
that sounds good
the child minder is the same as family day care or is it different?I have never heard of it
she is still quite young, I would reccommend waiting maybe 6 months or if you can find a good nanny or childminder you are happy with then thats great for her to be well cared for and stimulated with other children without getting ill.
A child minder cares for children in there home
I think a nanny is probable the best idea as your daughter is cared for in her own home, can be taken out to groups to socialise, can have play dates etc.
At least you can then monitor her socialising and also how often she gets ill.
Thanks a lot for the advice and for your time:)
yes, that's right
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