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The Unofficial Guide Reader's Bill of Rights. The Unofficial Guide Panel of Experts. Introduction: The Truth About America's Childcare Crisis. I. The Facts About Childcare in America. 1. The Dirty Little Secret. 2. Where the Childcare Is. 3. And What It Costs. II. The Truth About Out-of-Home Childcare. 4. A Bird's-Eye View of Your Out-of-Home Childcare Options. 5. Evaluating Your Out-of-Home Childcare Options. III. The Lowdown on In-Home Childcare. 6. A Bird's-Eye View of Your In-Home Childcare Options. 7. Evaluating Your In-Home Childcare Options. 8. The Fine Print: Your Responsibilities as an Employer. IV. Sticky Situations and How to Handle Them. 9. An Ounce of Prevention. 10. A Pound of Cure. V. Solutions Unlimited. 11. Finding Care for Your Special Needs Child. 12. Other Special Circumstances. 13. Breastfeeding and Working. VI. The Perils of Part-Time Childcare. 14. Finding Part-Time Childcare. 15. Finding Care for Your School-Aged Child. VII. Happily Ever After? 16. Reducing the Stress of Being a Working Parent. A. Glossary. B. Resource Guide. C. Recommended Reading List. D. Important Documents. E. Important Statistics. Index.