I used to place child talent.
There are agencies in many large cities. There are also schools and training centers. Schools charge tuition. Agencies charge set up fees. Companies like Gerber and Huggies don't find their own talent. They work with agencies to bring the talent to them.
If you want to have you child signed with an agency, you'll need to send in photos, an acting and modeling resume (yes even infants send in a resume), and write a neat cover letter requesting an audition. There is a strict format you must follow when approaching an agency.
Most agencies don't work with children until they are 3 years old. Few work with infants 9 moths to 30 years. Only a couple work with new new babies under 6 months.
at 5:33 PM on May. 3, 2010