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When is a good time to talk about child care? Or who's already got a plan?

I'm 23 weeks with our first and I was just curious when people start interviewing people or exploring options for childcare if they are going to need it

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novemberbaby14

Asked by novemberbaby14 at 8:37 PM on Jul. 18, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I would do it now, the sooner the better!
    CAGirl4

    Answer by CAGirl4 at 8:38 PM on Jul. 18, 2010

  • Will you be going back to work right after the baby turns 6 weeks old? If so, then I would start now. If you plan on taking a 3-4 months off then you could probably wait until after the baby is born.
    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 8:39 PM on Jul. 18, 2010

  • You should consider your options at least a month before your due date.
    neebug3766

    Answer by neebug3766 at 8:40 PM on Jul. 18, 2010

  • Start now. The best daycares will probably have waiting lists for infants. With my second child, I got on the waiting list when I was 12 weeks pregnant. We still only got the daycare spot when he was 8 weeks old because we already had a child in the same daycare center, so we got preference.
    andrea96

    Answer by andrea96 at 9:04 PM on Jul. 18, 2010

  • I am also 23 weeks and I went in to Academy for Kids today to find out about childcare. They have a wait list so if you are wanting to use a daycare like them then I would def. look into it soon!!
    confusedgirl919

    Answer by confusedgirl919 at 4:33 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

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