The effects of early day care.



Having a child is a wonderful thing but has its challenges as well. As a parent you want what is best for your child, what would be beneficial to his/her growth, which you don’t really know until it is proven otherwise. As a working mother of a 15 month old baby, I faced the dilemma of whether a day care would be a good choice for my child; is it going to be beneficial for such a young baby and what are the effects.

The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care was designed to answer this question and found three major results. First of all, it was found that day care does not affect infants’ attachment security towards their mothers. However, the quality of the day care plays a huge role on this, along with the quality of the relationship that t