Dallas-Fort Worth Baby Care

How to find infant care that's more than daycare

Deciding on the right daycare for your infant is a big choice. Many baby care options exist in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, from family child care offerings to commercial baby care centers. Choosing the best situation for your child will likely depend on how well it works for your schedule – and what type of experience you want for your baby.

Bright Horizons Dallas child care locations

At Bright Horizons, we offer Dallas-Fort Worth baby care with early education programs that can have a profound impact on your child’s life. Bright Horizons is much more than a daycare center – it’s an environment designed to capture the joys of childhood while providing a place where your infant can safely learn, grow, and thrive.

Bright Horizons baby care in Dallas-Fort Worth

Our centers for newborn daycare in Dallas-Fort Worth offer high-quality early learning experiences on a schedule that fits your life. Designed by experts, facilitated by educators, and created with working parents in mind, our programs help children discover their individual talents and strengths and become confident learners for life.

Our Dallas-Fort Worth baby care centers offer:

  • Child care designed for working families. At Bright Horizons, you’ll find centers in convenient locations with programs and schedules that meet the needs of life at work and at home.
  • Dedicated teachers. Our amazing teachers have a knack for figuring out what makes each child tick – and supporting those things in ordinary moments and big milestones. Bright Horizons teachers are highly trained, passionate professionals with the skills and dedication to make early education their career.
  • The best early learning experiences. Our discovery-based approach to learning is guided by the curiosity and desire children have to make discoveries about themselves and the world around them. Our Dallas-Fort Worth baby care centers will fill your infant’s day with enriching learning experiences and play.

Early education. Safe environments. Individualized attention. 

Bright Horizons is designed to support all of your baby’s exciting developmental milestones. Highlights of your child’s experience in our Dallas-Fort Worth baby care centers will include:

  • A primary caregiver assigned to your child for one-to-one moments of caring, communication, and play
  • Bright, engaging, sensory-rich spaces where your baby can safely explore, roll over, pull up, and learn to crawl
  • A personalized care plan that supports your work and family schedule, your baby’s nutritional guidelines, and other unique needs of your child or your family
  • Practices for safety, security, and cleanliness that meet or exceed all national, state, and local expectations – as well as your expectations for quality baby car
  • Vibrant classroom environments where children learn joyfully and where every child, teacher, and family feels welcome
  • Daily reading time, where time spent with books helps to build listening skills, vocabulary, and a love of reading
  • Outdoor discovery time, where children can explore nature while building motor skills and encouraging sensory development

Our discovery-driven approach to baby care and early learning

Bright Horizons’ Discovery Driven Learning™ approach to early education helps children become explorers, discoverers, and thinkers. 

From infant care through pre-K, our exceptional teachers help each child develop a love of learning by encouraging them to explore their own interests. In Discovery Driven Learning, we: 

  • Encourage questions and value the prospect of learning and discovery.
  • Provide joyful, playful activities that combine multiple ways of learning.
  • Integrate child care with early education through proven instructional methods.
  • Build future-ready skills like social-emotional learning, creativity, and problem-solving. 

Dallas-Fort Worth baby care: when to start looking

One of the first questions that parents often ask about Dallas-Fort Worth baby care is when to start looking for care. There are a lot of factors that may impact this search, including your baby’s due date and how long your maternity or parental leave will be. The short answer is that it’s never too early to start looking at your options, especially since it may take a bit of time to secure a spot in the best Dallas-Fort Worth baby care centers. 

It's helpful to sort out your daycare options before your baby is born – you’ll have a lot of other things to focus on after the birth. You can start by researching options in the Dallas-Fort Worth area on the internet or asking acquaintances with children about their experiences. Be sure to ask your employer about any tuition reimbursement programs for employees that may help with the cost of daycare.

One of the biggest questions is whether you’ll want a daycare option that’s close to work or home. A center near your work makes it easy to drop by to see your baby during the day, while a center near your home may be easier if you work outside the office at times.

Once you have identified several options, it’s best to contact each center for a daycare tour where you can ask questions and observe their caregivers in action.



Explore Baby Care in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

Working parents shouldn’t have to choose between child care and early education. Our programs ensure you don’t have to, offering convenience for your workday, and enriching learning experiences for your child.

With convenient Dallas-Fort Worth area locations, we're never far from your home or workplace.


How do I choose the right Dallas-Fort Worth baby care?

First, consider the type of care you want to provide for your child: are you looking simply for a daycare where your child can be safely cared for, or would you prefer an early education center that is focused on nurturing your child’s development through structured learning and play? Next, you’ll likely want to look for a Dallas-Fort Worth baby care option that can accommodate your work schedule and your home life. You’ll want a place where you feel the teachers or caregivers are responsive, engaged professionals and where the environment feels safe, warm, and suitable for learning. Finally, you’ll want to be comfortable with the health and safety standards employed by the daycare provider. 

What age is best to start daycare?

There’s no single age that’s best for starting daycare. Whether you start daycare when your baby is six weeks old – the earliest that most centers will accept an infant – or wait until the pre-kindergarten years, your child will benefit socially, emotionally, and educationally from spending time with other children and trusted caregivers.

What are the different types of baby care?

Most baby care options in Dallas-Fort Worth fall into one of four categories: friends and neighbors who can watch your child during the day, a nanny or au pair who may also help with light housekeeping, a family daycare arrangement in a caregiver’s home, and a child care center with professional staff.

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