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What do childcare and safety services include?

When you book a childcare and safety service through our platform, you get to work with a practitioner who can go to your home and help you look after your baby or child. If you or your partner are about to give birth, you can also find experts to help you get through labour and the first few weeks of life with your newborn. 

You can find the following types of childcare and safety practitioners on our platform:

Babysitting

A babysitter usually takes care of babies and young children temporarily - for example, an emergency comes up at work, you need to run some errands, or you want a (well-deserved) night out. Babysitters usually do not have any formal qualifications besides registration.  

They’re in charge of changing nappies, preparing meals, keeping the kids entertained, and supervising them. 

Childminding

If you’re going to be out regularly (e.g. for your 9-5 job), or if you’re going to be on a business trip for a week and none of your relatives can watch the kids, you’ll need a childminder. 

Childminders, like babysitters, are required to register with Ofsted. They may also have more credentials than a typical babysitter. These can include a childminding course, pediatric First Aid, and safeguarding training. Childminders typically prepare meals, change diapers, bathe and dress the kids, take them to and from school, and help with their education. 

Doula services

Doulas are responsible for providing emotional and physical support to the mother. This usually starts months before the birth. During your pregnancy, a doula is expected to educate you about pregnancy and birth, help you create a birth plan, talk to you about life experiences that might affect your birth experience, and help you prepare for your post-birth state.

During labour, they can support you physically by creating your ideal birthing environment. They also suggest positions and breathing exercises. Doulas also serve as your champion when talking to your healthcare providers. 

After giving birth, you can usually expect a doula to help you bond with your new baby and give you tips for feeding, sleeping, and settling with your newborn. Doulas typically service home births. If you choose to deliver your child in a hospital and don’t have a way to get your doula there fast, you can use Airtasker to find a trusted driver near you.

Maternity nursing

When you book a maternity nurse, expect a support system that’ll help you learn the basics of caring for your new baby. They may show you how to carry, feed, bathe, dress, and comfort your newborn. Maternity nurses may also help by taking care of your baby for hours at a time, allowing you time to rest and recover.

Life with your little one can be challenging! Thankfully, you can easily find people in your community who can help you shop for groceries without leaving your home. You can also find cleaning experts who’ll help you declutter or even clean out your gutters.

Recent Childcare & Safety tasks in Barossa

Live in nanny

$250

Port Hughes SA, Australia

Feb 13th 2020

i need a nanny n cleaner have 4 kids three of which r school going and one is 2 months old boy i need her to look after kids n do household activities job is from mon to fri for 6 months from march 2020 till sep 2020

I need babysitting

$100

Tanunda SA 5352, Australia

Dec 30th 2018

Looking for a babysitting in Tanunda Friday 4th Jan to look after 3 kids from 6.30-10.30. Aged 3,3,6.

Babysitting for 3 hours tonight

$75

Tanunda SA, Australia

May 11th 2019

Looking for a babysitter tonight in Tanunda from 7PM - 10PM. Two kids - 2 years and 8 months old. We can support with picking you up and dropping off nearby Tanunda.

I need babysitting

$200

Port Wakefield SA 5550, Australia

Dec 28th 2018

I need a sitter for an over night stay on the 15th February 2019. I have 6 children oldest is 12 and youngest is 1. Hubby have not had a night together in 2 years.

I need babysitter services

$36

Barossa, SA, Australia

Jul 26th 2020

A babysitter to come to the Barossa novatel to look after our sleeping bubs while we have dinner

I need babysitter services

$60

Nuriootpa SA 5355, Australia

Apr 18th 2019

Babysitting in the Barossa Valley. 2 year old and 4 year old

Babysitting

$120

Barossa Goldfields SA, Australia

Sep 21st 2018

We are looking for a babysitter for 3-4 hours for our 7 month old son while we are visiting Barossa Valley. We will be staying in the Novotel hotel. It would be from 7pm on Saturday 29th September.

Kellie was fantastic, I felt at ease straight away when I met her and she took great care of our baby boy, thanks again Kellie!