The decision to enrol your child in a child care centre is a momentous occasion for you and your child.
This will be the first time your child is away from you, in a totally unfamiliar environment, meeting new people, acquiring new skills and establishing a different routine.
As a parent, it will be an equally significant decision as you opt to share both physical and emotional control of your child with a new caregiver, beyond the familiar confines of your home.
This brochure contains helpful tips to parents who are considering placing their children in child care centres. It explains how your child may react to a child care centre, clarifies some common misconceptions and highlights the benefits of centre-based care.