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How can I prepare my child for his first night with a babysitter?

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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics
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In brief: In advance

Depends on the age, but for toddlers and up, pay the sitter to spend time with your child before you leave them alone for the night.

In brief: In advance

Depends on the age, but for toddlers and up, pay the sitter to spend time with your child before you leave them alone for the night.
Dr. Roy Benaroch
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology

In brief: Try and relax

The mom and dad are usually going to have a harder time with leaving the child with a babysitter than the child itself.
Make sure you leave you contact information, have a plan for emergencies and know your sitter. The rest should take care of itself.

In brief: Try and relax

The mom and dad are usually going to have a harder time with leaving the child with a babysitter than the child itself.
Make sure you leave you contact information, have a plan for emergencies and know your sitter. The rest should take care of itself.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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