Q1. What prompted you to hire the help of nannies?
Q2. Do you think it is appropriate to hire the services of a nanny to raise your child when this job should be done by you?
Q3). How does your nanny take care of your child?
Q4). Does your child get along with the nanny?
Q5). Are you aware of the many negative consequences that may be entailed by him in the future years on account of being brought up by nanny?
Q6). Are not you worried that being raised by a nanny would likely be resulting in an impairment of social behavior in your child?
Q7). For how many hours a week do you employ a nannay to look after your child?
Q8). Is the nanny looking after your child well educated?
Q9). Do you look after the way in which your child is being looked after by the nanny?
Q10). Do you take out some time to look after your children, especially on weekends and holidays or do you leave it up to your nannay?
Q1). Do you think that the language development of your child could possibly be affected because of his or her being raised by a nanny?
Only to a certain extent
Q2). Do you think being raised by a nanny could possibly lead to a social impairment of your child?
Only to a some extent
Q3). Will being raised by a nanny lead to certain undesirable behaviors being adopted by your child such as non compliance and aggression?
To some extent
Q4). Do you think that there are any negative impacts on children being raised by a nanny?
To some extent
Q5). Will you prefer to look after your children if you had the financial resources to stay at home?
Do not know
All across the United States, it is a pretty common phenomenon that children receive non maternal child care during their earlier years of life. Back in 1999, almost ten million children aged below five in America received child care for more than 40 hours a week. Such a large number of children receiving care from nannies have put forward several questions regarding the effects that nannies have on the development of children. This issue has attracted the attention of parents and policy makers alike. Some studies have pointed out that there are beneficial effects of high quality child care on the social functioning of the child. They have also pointed out to other benefits such as academic achievement or cognitive-linguistic development. This is one side of the story. Some other researchers have indicated that there are many adverse effects of childcare on the children who are exposed to the influence of non maternal care in the early years of their life. These effects cause a negative impact on the socioemotional functioning of the child. This negative effect then goes on to affect the behavior of the child causing several behavioral problems. Some other studies put forward the suggestion that the effects that are entailed by a child due to ...