Taking care of your own baby is hard, taking care of other people’ baby is harder. When someone asks you to babysit their baby and you can’t say no, there are many things you need to know in advance to make sure you do a good job and the baby will be safe and happy while you are there.
Here is a list of what you need to do when you babysit a child:
1. Know Who to Contact When Needed
When you babysit a baby and his parents will not be around, you need to make sure you have the parents’ contact information. Also make sure you ask them about what and when to feed the baby, any food that he could not eat
and what to do in case of an emergency. Take note of all of this information as well.
2. Make Sure the Baby Is Comfortable All the Time
When the baby feels unhappy and uncomfortable, he will cry to let you know. There are many reasons why the baby is crying: he is hungry, his diaper is dirty, and he wants to sleep. The list goes on and on. [...]