Day Care Dilemma

Clues that proper care may be lacking

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(HealthDayNews) -- You've finally found a good day care center for your child. You've asked all the right questions, checked the staff's references and training background, and have now enrolled your child.

However, your job is not over. Stay alert to hints of problems, advises the American Academy of Family Physicians:

Here are some possible warning signs:

  • The staff evades your questions and fails to address your concerns.
  • There is no way for parents to be involved in the center's practices.Your child tells you about problems or is unhappy every time you drop him off or pick him up.
  • Unexplained accidents happen more than once.
  • The staff changes often.
  • Other parents tell you about problems or concerns with the center.


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