Infant Room FAQs
We know you have questions as you begin your search for a facility that best meets your child’s needs, and we appreciate that you are considering North American Montessori Child Care to provide care for your child. Please review the frequently asked questions we receive about our infant rooms, and contact us if you find your question is not answered.
What is the youngest age you accept?
We care for children as young as six weeks old.
How can I sign up for a tour?
Our schools have an open door policy. Any parent wishing to tour the school needs only to arrive at the main office during operating hours. However, we do encourage you to schedule an appointment by contacting a school directly to see the facility.
How many teachers are in an infant room at any given time?
We have two teachers at all times in the infant rooms.
What kind of regular activities do the infants do?
Infants engage in quiet playtime and naptimes with feedings and changings as needed. Our classroom environments encourage development at the earliest stages, and we work with the infants to meet milestones appropriate for their age.
Do you have cribs/pack and plays for nap time or do we need to supply them?
We provide cribs and other age-appropriate equipment needed during your infant’s nap times.
We follow the Safe Sleep Policy and Practices as outlined by the State of Missouri.
Are there regular meal times?
Although we encourage keeping infants on consistent schedules, meal times at this development stage can vary. We report on a regular basis to parents about meal times and any changes to their child’s feedings.
Can you store breast milk and/or formula?
Yes. We encourage parents to provide breast milk and/or formula for their child’s meal times. Children typically age out of the infant rooms around 8 months of age, at which point they will move into eating more solid foods such as rice cereal and mashed fruits and vegetables. However, every child is different and we encourage parents to discuss feeding options for their child with our teachers if they have questions.