Nannies > Infant Care > Oregon > Infant Care in Portland

Find a infant care provider near you in Portland, OR

How often do you need a infant care provider?

Find a infant care provider near you in Portland, OR

How often do you need a infant care provider?

Hire a infant care provider in Portland, OR

Want to find more infant care in your area?

Get Started

How often do you need a infant care provider?

We’re here for you at every step of the process

Finding your nanny
Create your profile and connect with nannies that fit your needs.
Hiring your nanny
Run a background check and finalize the details.
Paying your nanny
Ease the process of payments and taxes with our payroll service.
Start Your Search

Hire a infant care provider with great references

Nanny Isabelle"We’ve had a great experience with Isabella! She’s a warm, attentive caretaker and creatively engages with kids of all ages. She always does a good job and our kids have fun with her."- DeeAnn
Nanny Isabelle
"We’ve had a great experience with Isabella! She’s a warm, attentive caretaker and creatively engages with kids of all ages. She always does a good job and our kids have fun with her."- DeeAnn
Nanny Aubree"Aubree was such a good fit for our family! Our girls absolutely adored her, she would do some light housekeeping and meal prepping when needed and was available and super reliable if we needed to run out somewhere without the kiddos super last minute. If i could have packed her up with when we moved I would’ve! She’s amazing"- Sydney
Nanny Aubree
"Aubree was such a good fit for our family! Our girls absolutely adored her, she would do some light housekeeping and meal prepping when needed and was available and super reliable if we needed to run out somewhere without the kiddos super last minute. If i could have packed her up with when we moved I would’ve! She’s amazing"- Sydney
Nanny Fiona"Fiona engaged my three young children in various different age appropriate activities. My children were always happy and content when we returned home. She came with planned games and ideas for them to do. Our boys alway get excited when they know Fiona is scheduled to watch our children."- Mary Kate
Nanny Fiona
"Fiona engaged my three young children in various different age appropriate activities. My children were always happy and content when we returned home. She came with planned games and ideas for them to do. Our boys alway get excited when they know Fiona is scheduled to watch our children."- Mary Kate

Share your nanny with another family

Enjoy attentive care and have playmates for your kids, all at a reasonable cost.
Learn about nanny sharing

Start browsing infant care near you

Nearby cities to find a infant care provider

Adair Village  Albany  Aloha  Ashland  Astoria  Baker City  Beaverton  Bend  Boring  Brookings  Brooks  Canby  Carlton  Central Point  Clackamas  Clatskanie  Coburg  Colton  Coos Bay  Cornelius  Corvallis  Cottage Grove  Creswell  Dallas  Damascus  Dundee  Eagle Creek  Eagle Point  Estacada  Eugene  Fairview  Forest Grove  Gladstone  Grants Pass  Gresham  Happy Valley  Harbor  Hermiston  Hillsboro  Hood River  Hubbard  Independence  Jacksonville  Junction City  Keizer  Klamath Falls  Lafayette  La Grande  Lake Oswego  La Pine  Lebanon  Lincoln City  Madras  Mc Minnville  Medford  Medical Springs  Milwaukie  Molalla  Monmouth  Newberg  Newport  North Bend  Ontario  Oregon City  Pendleton  Philomath  Prineville  Rainier  Redmond  Roseburg  Saint Helens  Salem  Sandy  Scappoose  Seaside  Sheridan  Sherwood  Silverton  Sisters  Springfield  Stayton  St. Helens  Sunriver  Sutherlin  Sweet Home  Talent  The Dalles  Tigard  Troutdale  Tualatin  Turner  Veneta  Warrenton  West Linn  White City  Wilsonville  Woodburn  Wood Village  Yamhill
Find a infant care provider near me

How to Find Infant Care in Portland, OR

Start by posting a profile with everything candidates should know about your infant care position. Next, browse candidates and reach out to a few people you think might make a great fit. Once you find the right candidate, you can take advantage of Nanny Lane’s services, including background checks, PLUS, and nanny payroll.

Common Responsibilities of Infant Care in Portland, OR

Infant nannies are best suited for families’ that have newborns. An infant nanny offers support with the care and well-being of newborns. Infant care nanny responsibilities include diapering and providing care for any rashes, swaddling, bathing, feeding, and burping. Infant care nannies are very skilled in caring for newborns, and some have experience specifically with premature newborns or multiples. It is important to take these factors into account when determining how much you should pay an infant care nanny.

If you’re looking for early socialization for your baby while saving on the cost of an infant nanny, you can try a nanny share. In a nanny share, you split the costs of an infant care nanny with another family. Alternatively, you could create a nanny share to create an infant care nanny position by having two families who want part-time child care. Beyond costs, there are other considerations in deciding between an infant nanny and an infant nanny share. It is essential to think about your family's additional desired responsibilities and the infant nanny when making this decision.

Nanny Interview Questions for Infant Care Providers in Portland, OR

Once you start connecting with prospective infant nannies, the next step is an infant care interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some nanny interview questions to consider asking:

  • What do you love about being a nanny for infants?
  • What is your specific experience with this age group?
  • Are you Infant CPR/First Aid certified in Portland, OR? If not, are you willing to be trained?
  • How do you handle a crying baby?
  • What do you feed an infant? At 0-3 months? 3-6 months? 6-9 months? 9-12 months?
  • How do you set up the infant’s crib for a nap?
  • What kind of activities will you plan to engage my baby?

At this stage, you can ask for references to better understand if they should move forward in your hiring process.

Contracts for Infant Care in Portland, OR

After you’ve found the right candidate to be your infant nanny, writing a job offer can your family think through the what you’re asking of your infant nanny and help determine what compensation is fair. For your infant nanny, a job offer fosters understanding and enables them to commit more easily.

If you want to run a background check on the candidates for your infant nanny position, we recommend giving a job offer that is contingent upon the results of the background check.

After presenting your job offer, facilitate a discussion between your family and your infant nanny to clarify any confusion. Once you have found an agreement with your infant nanny, you can document this in a contract for your infant nanny. Setting clear expectations and fostering an environment for trust is essential to building the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny.

Other Services in
Portland, OR