Tuesday, August 13, 2019
I am absolutely livid. Last night I got a phone call from babes daycare saying they were refusing to take him back. They said when my husband came by yesterday he didn't look any better - he was pale, frothing, and lethargic and they weren't comfortable taking care of someone so medically fragile and I needed to take him to a special needs daycare. He has the exact same skin tone as me, so yes, he's pale. Thanks for calling us sickly. He was drooling because he has reflux - a common affliction of young babies. And he was sleepy because he'd just gotten his vaccinations! I mean, whatever, if they can't handle a perfectly normal baby we'll take him somewhere better, but don't advertise you can take children as young as 6-weeks if you're not actually equipped to handle children under 3 months. I didn't get a chance to have words with the director but I did leave a poor review on Google. He had a doctors note that clearly stated he needs no extra care and she was complaining we weren't providing directions on how to care for him. Do I need to provide step by step directions in feeding and changing diapers for an infant? Aren't they paid to know how to do that stuff? Ugh, I am so angry.
We have an interview with a daycare with better reviews this afternoon. One reason why I liked the original daycare was they had won yearly awards for being the best in the city and county. This other daycare is newer, but they have only one negative review and it has no comment attached to it so I think it may have been a mistake. They're also larger, and based on the interaction on the phone they're friendlier. I really like how they talk on their website about forming family like bonds with the children - he's there for most of the day so I want him in a loving environment, not a clinical setting. I look forward to meeting them in person.