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Health Tip: Choose a Day-care Provider Carefully

Health Tip: Choose a Day-care Provider Carefully

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Here’s what to look for

There are many questions to ask and numerous options to consider when choosing a day-care provider.

The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests these questions:

  * How are children treated?
  * How clean is the facility?
  * What’s the quality and nutritional value of the food?
  * How safe are the playrooms?
  * Is there enough space for play and activities?
  * What’s the general demeanor of the children and staff?