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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 Coffs Harbour

I need babysitter services

$88

Coffs Harbour NSW, Australia

Apr 17th 2021

Looking for a babysitter 3/4 times a month on Friday afternoon or weekend. We have 2 girls aged 2 and 4z

I need babysitter services

$30

Sandy Beach NSW, Australia

Oct 31st 2020

I need a babysitter for tonight being Saturday. I have 3 children aged 13,7 and 3. They will all be feed and not far of bed time when the sitter arrives.

I need babysitter services

$100

Coffs Harbour City Council, NSW, Australia

Feb 18th 2021

I’m need to have a babysitter from school pick up time to 7:30 ish at night please needing straight away

I need babysitting

$200

Korora NSW 2450, Australia

Mar 1st 2019

We are on holiday this weekend. With three children 2 boys & 1 girl. They just need to be kept busy & entertained. Two are in nappies

Babysitter

$120

Yamba NSW, Australia

Nov 12th 2021

Hi there, We are after a babysitter for tonight from 6pm to 10pm in Yamba to mind our two five year olds and one two year old. Qualifications preferable. Thanks - Due date: Before Saturday, 13th Nov 2021

I need babysitter services

$25

Grafton NSW, Australia

Dec 31st 2020

Baby sitter for tonight (NYE 31st of December) from 6pm until 1030pm. 3 children. Their dinner will be provided. Just need watching and putting into bed.

Babysitting

$80

Grafton NSW, Australia

Dec 6th 2018

EXPERIENCED BABYSITTER ONLY This Saturday (8Dec) I need help babysitting 11month baby, from 11am-3pm, while I perform for a rehearsal and wedding ceremony. The wedding will most likely finish earlier than 3 though (probably 2-2:30). Babysitter must be experienced, have own transport, have WWCC and preferably child care qualifications.