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I have been taking care of a little boy for about a year and his mom is about to have a baby in march

so she wants me to take care of the baby when it is born. She gives me 20 dollors a day for her son, But I am not sure how much to charge for a newborn baby. When I get the baby it will be like 2 months old. She told me to let her know what I am going to charge her. Does anyone know how much I should charge her for the baby?I want to be fair and not over charge. Thanks for helping.

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:51 PM on Feb. 19, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • Hmm..most people would charge more for a baby because they're more work, but if you are close with this woman, I don't know what you would feel comfortable charging. Do you babysit M-F?

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:55 PM on Feb. 19, 2009

  • I babysit 2-3 a week

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:13 PM on Feb. 19, 2009

  • I would charge $45-$50 a day for both

    Answer by sweetest-sin7 at 7:51 PM on Feb. 19, 2009

  • I would say $40-$45 per day would be fine. Like the post above said, most day care providers do charge more for infants up to 18 months of age.

    Answer by AprilDJC at 10:57 PM on Feb. 19, 2009

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