Make sure sound health- and safety-related policies are followed at any child care facility you are considering for your child. Ask about the following issues, and get written documentation if possible:
- American Academy of Pediatrics (2009). Children in out-of-home child care. In LK Pickering et al., eds., Red Book: 2009 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 28th ed., pp. 124–140. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics.
- Moon RY, et al. (2003). Nighttime child care: Inadequate sudden infant death syndrome risk factor knowledge, practice, and policies. Pediatrics, 111(4): 795–799.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||John Pope, MD - Pediatrics|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics|
|Last Revised||February 17, 2012|
Last Revised: February 17, 2012
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