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What do babysitting services include?

Babysitting services include several tasks such as changing the diaper, preparing the baby’s meals and feeding them, ensuring they take their afternoon nap. If specified, and other services like administering any medication as necessary, bathing them and putting a new change of clothes on them as needed.

Diaper Changing

The babysitter disposes soiled diapers and changes them with new ones. Any cleaning and disinfecting of the baby will be done as well before fitting a fresh diaper. Babysitters will also perform any clean up as necessary if the baby left any messes. Be sure to provide the needed cleaning equipment as well as disinfectant, baby soap and detergent.

Preparing and Feeding Meals

Should the babysitter’s hours reach any feeding times, babysitters will prepare meals and patiently feed your babies. Be sure to have the appropriate food ready for them to prepare and feed to your babies. Babysitters will disinfect baby bottles and prepare formula and prepare the cutlery and flatware before proceeding to feed your bundles of joy. Cleanup after feeding is also part of the service, and the utensils, flatware and bottles will be put away. 

Playtime with your Babies

Before taking your babies to their cribs or beds for naptime, some babysitters may engage your babies in a short play session. Babysitters can place them in their play crib and play with them using their favourite toys. If your children are toddlers, the babysitter can engage them in simple games using their toys and even read them a story to prepare them for naptime.  

Preparing for Naptime

Babysitters will take your baby to their cribs or beds for naptime at the time you specify. They will patiently rock or lull them to sleep and ensure they are safely tucked in. You can provide some items to help your babies sleep, like a music box or mobile that plays a soft lullaby. Babysitters will remain with your baby as they nap and periodically check on them. Should they rouse from the nap due to a wet diaper, the babysitter will change their diapers straight away.

Other Services

Other babysitting services can include bathing and changing the clothes of your babies as necessary. If they have any medications, the babysitter can administer these to them. Be sure to advise them of the dosage and have their medications ready. Some babysitters may offer to buy the baby food or formula for their meal times during the day if you’ve run out of these items.

Recent Babysitters tasks in Adelaide

Teacher available for babysitting

$25

Echunga SA, Australia

Dec 6th 2021

Hi there, I’m a primary school teacher who was a professional nanny before/during my tertiary studies. I love kids and have copious experience with a varied range of children. I have had both my COVID jabs. I’m returning to SA on December 18th and will be based in the Adelaide Hills until mid Jan when I start my next teaching job. Please let me know if you need an extra pair of hands this silly season! $25 an hour most times.

Babysitting 2 & 4 year old

$80

Adelaide SA, Australia

Apr 15th 2021

We're travelling in Adelaide and surrounds with our two kids, Ella (4) and Leo (2), and we'd love to go out for dinner together tomorrow night (Friday 16th). We've hired a nice big campervan with kitchen, toilet, shower, etc. We can park it wherever is convenient for you so you could look after them in the camper. We have toys, activities, TV, etc and they're in bed by 8pm. Please let me know if you're available, thank you!

Babysitter

$105

Adelaide SA, Australia

Sep 26th 2020

Babysitter required tomorrow Sunday 27 sep 10 am-5 pm for my 2 daughters i can pay $15/h and the superb will cowandilla at my home

Babysitting supervise children TODAY

$120

Skye SA 5072, Australia

Jun 4th 2016

We are having a big lunch today and there will a bunch of kids running around. The property has an unfenced pool so I just want an extra pair of eyes. There will be about 6-8 kids 2-8 years old. Parents and grandparents will be supervising also so you won't be on your own it's more a supervising role for peace of mind. The lunch starts at 1pm but if you can't make it until a bit after that's ok too.

Heather was fantastic with the kids and happy to help with a few other little jobs too. A pleasure have around thank you.

Babysitter

$25

Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Sep 29th 2021

Requesting a babysitter from 6 pm till 10 pm today 29 September at Mantra Hotel - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 29th Sep 2021

Babysitter 18mnth old baby

$50

Adelaide SA, Australia

Jan 2nd 2021

Hoping to find a babysitter for our little one who’s 18mnths, 3hours required from 6.30 -9.30pm for the night of either 3/1/21 or 4/1/21, we’re flexible:) Location required East end Adelaide. Baby goes to bed at 6pm, so super easy money. You’d be in our apartment with TV/tea/coffee etc. Thanks so much

I need babysitting

$50

Adelaide SA, Australia

Jan 8th 2019

I am looking for baby sitter/ play date with my 5 year old boy in Adelaide CBD for 27th Jan for 5 hours from 7 pm onwards.

Babysitter

$50

Woodside SA 5244, Australia

Dec 26th 2021

Look at a babysitter with Proff paper work and experience 2 kids - Due date: Flexible

Babysitter - occasional

$20

Hahndorf SA 5245, Australia

May 10th 2021

Looking for babysitter we can rely on for occasional casual work. We would be providing at least one to two jobs a month or more when I’m back at work. We have two kids aged 3 and 8 months.

Babysitter

$130

Perth WA 6000, Australia

Oct 15th 2020

Babysitter required to look after a 2.5yo and 5.5yo in Walkerville for 4.5 hrs from 5pm on Friday

I need babysitting, 4 to 5 days per week.

$8

Trinity Gardens SA 5068, Australia

Dec 8th 2018

My daughter is a preschooler going to start her school next year , very well behaved and mature child . I work 4 to 5 days per week .