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Choosing Child Care - References


  1. Child Care Aware (2009). Finding Help Paying for Child Care. Available online:

  2. Sosinsky LS, Gilliam WS (2011). Child care: How pediatricians can support children and families. In RM Kleigman et al., eds., Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th ed., online chap. 15. Philadelphia: Saunders. Available online:

Other Works Consulted

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2009). Early education and child care. In SP Shelov et al., eds., Caring For Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5, 5th ed., pp. 421–456. New York: Bantam.

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2010). Finding a Sitter. Available online:

  • Bauer NS (2011). Nonparental childcare. In CD Rudolph et al., eds., Rudolph's Pediatrics, 22nd ed., pp. 364–366. New York: McGraw-Hill.

  • Committee on Early Childhood, Adoption, and Dependent Care, American Academy of Pediatrics (2005, reaffirmed 2009). Quality early education and child care from birth to kindergarten. Pediatrics, 115(1): 187–191.

  • Moran D (2009). Childcare. In WB Carey et al., eds., Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, 4th ed., pp. 159–163. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.

  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (2006). The NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development. Available online:


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Last Updated: September 14, 2012
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