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What are some good tips for transitioning my baby to daycare?

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Dr. Lisa Roberts
Pediatrics
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In brief: Practice with others

If you are the main caregiver, it is wise to allow your baby to spend some time with other people (a grandparent or friend).
This will help to ease the transition to his/her care with a less familiar individual. Also, if you are breast feeding, be sure to slowly introduce your baby to taking a bottle for ease of transitioning to bottle feeding well before your baby will leave the home.

In brief: Practice with others

If you are the main caregiver, it is wise to allow your baby to spend some time with other people (a grandparent or friend).
This will help to ease the transition to his/her care with a less familiar individual. Also, if you are breast feeding, be sure to slowly introduce your baby to taking a bottle for ease of transitioning to bottle feeding well before your baby will leave the home.
Dr. Lisa Roberts
Dr. Lisa Roberts
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Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Pediatrics

In brief: Prepare for illness

Realize that your child will be exposure to multiple viral infections.
The younger your baby the more likely your child is to be more seriously affected. During winter months in temperate climates your child may be ill every other week. This does not mean your baby is sickly.

In brief: Prepare for illness

Realize that your child will be exposure to multiple viral infections.
The younger your baby the more likely your child is to be more seriously affected. During winter months in temperate climates your child may be ill every other week. This does not mean your baby is sickly.
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
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