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Early Child Care Early Child Care FSHD 447A FSHD 447A 3/31/09 3/31/09
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The Need for Child Care:   Relevant U.S. Statistics In 2000, __% of U.S. mothers with children under age 3  In 1999, only __% of all families (and 33% of married  couples) with children under age 6 had one parent  working and one parent who stayed at home (US Census  Bureau, 2000) __% of working women in the U.S. bring  home  half or more of the family’s  earnings.
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Child Care:  A Working  Definition Any caregiving arrangement that occurs on a  regular basis  when parents are not available.  
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Types of Child Care Child care centers care provided in nonresidential facilities, usually 13 or more  children. Relative care care provided by an individual related to the child. Non-Relative Care: Family child care providers   In-home caregivers  
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What forms of child care are used  What forms of child care are used  by parents of infants and toddlers? by parents of infants and toddlers?
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Parent Care       27% Relative Care        27% Center Care       22% Family Child Care   17% Nanny Care       7%
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Primary Child Care Arrangements for Children Under 3 with Employed Mothers by Child’s Age 15% 13% 7% 32% 33% 23% 16%  9% 27% 25% 27% 21%  4% 23% 26%
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The Many Faces of   Child Care Diversity of arrangements Change over time     
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