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the Price of Daycare for one Child between 1 and 12 Months

Price 
Location 
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Description
$ 143
Jan 2008
Cincinnati, Ohio
4 months
Three days a week at secure and clean center  more... close row
$ 180
Apr 2009
Medina OH
1yrs old.
Homey cost-effective day care for one year old  more... close row
$ 2
Sep 2007
Bandon, OR
8 months
Random part time hours 3-5 days per week  more... close row
$ 107
Mar 2008
Tallassee, AL
1 month
Weekly care for an infant  more... close row
$ 500
Mar 2008
Ocala,Fl
12 months
Small family daycare  more... close row
$ 120
Jan 2007
Romeo, michigan
9 months
In home licensed daycare  more... close row

Description of service

You had to decide weather you needed a full time or part time slot, and that would determine the price. For anything 20 hours or less, it was $75 a week, and for 40 up to 45 hours per week, it was $120 a week. What that included was baby food and formula, but as the parent you were to provide all diapers and wipes. Each child had their own port a crib, and the sheets would be changed weekly. Unless you gave a 2 week advance notice, you are locked in to your set fee weather the baby is there or not, the only exception would be loss of job or serious illness.


Review of Service

After trying numerous in home daycare, and 1 center, I found that the in home daycares were more nurturing, not so clincal. Your baby established more of a bond. The trick is to find one that your baby likes and that you are comfortable with. Most in home daycare will allow for a 2 week trial period before you are locked into any type of contract, where as a center, you aren't offered that flexablilty.


Tips

I would definitly recommend a in home licensed daycare. You can get a referral to ones in your area from the state. That way you know there has been a background check and that they truely do have a license. The ones that aren't I feel would be a much bigger risk on the parents part because there is nothing about the home that is verified by the state.


$ 85
Mar 2007
Mount Pleasant, MI
3 months
Easy going daycare service for 3 month old  more... close row
$ 145
Mar 2008
Garland Texas
10 months
Daily care of my infants  more... close row
$ 650
Mar 2008
Garland, TX
1 month
Baby sitter for two infant girls  more... close row
$ 125
Apr 2008
Augusta, GA
6 mos
Child care for three days a week  more... close row
$ 400
Mar 2008
Wellington, FL
11 months
Mothers make great babysitters  more... close row