Child Care (Babysitting)

Spiritual Growth, Outreach, & Heritage

Level: 1

Requirements

  • Be able to look after a baby during several hours in the absence of its mother.
  • List all the precautions to be taken when preparing the baby’s bottle; prepare it and give it to the baby.
  • Prepare, bathe, change and dress the baby.
  • Prepare the baby’s bed and put it to bed for the night.
  • Know how to weigh a baby and to fill in the weigh schedule form.
  • Explain why breast-feeding is superior to bottle-feeding.
  • What is weaning?
  • What is the fontanel (soft spot)? At about what age does it disappear?
  • Interview staff at a local day care center regarding their organization and the help they offer to mothers.


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