If you love infants and are looking for a new career, options abound for jobs
with babies. But passion
alone won't make you succeed. "Infants are beautiful and demanding little people who are very curious about the world," says Helen Adeosun
, the founder and CEO of caregiver support site Care Academy. "You have to be patient and want to help babies grow at such a developmentally important time."
Jobs with babies
require various levels of experience, training and degrees, but many people already have a good foundation. "If you worked at summer camps or were your neighborhood's go-to babysitter, you already bring lots of relevant experience to the table," says Amanda Augustine
is the career expert for TopResume
First, think about what setting you'd like to work in. "Some people prefer working in a school, while others prefer offices, hospitals or homes," says Mary Lorenz of CareerBuilder
. Then consider how much time and money you'd like to invest in schooling and training. With some self-reflection
and research, you should be able to find a career you love.
Here are 15 jobs working with babies: