Nanny

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A nanny provides child care within the children's family setting.wikipedia
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Governess

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A governess concentrates on educating children inside their own home, and a Kindergarten or schoolteacher does the same, but in a school environment.
In contrast to a nanny (formerly called a nurse), she concentrates on teaching children instead of meeting their physical needs.

Nursemaid

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(Originally, the hired woman would have been expected to breastfeed the infant, a role known as a wetnurse.) In a great house (such as an English country house or town house), the nurse was a senior member of the household staff and ran her own domain, a suite of rooms called the nursery, supported by at least one assistant, known as a nursemaid (or nurserymaid).
The term implies that she is an assistant to an older and more experienced employee, a role usually known as nurse or nanny.

Amah (occupation)

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In British India a nanny was known as ayah, after aia, nurse, governess . This term is presently part of the vocabulary of various languages of the Subcontinent, meaning also female servant or maid.
It is a domestic servant role which combines functions of maid and nanny.

Au pair

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The term au pair usually refers to an untrained young woman (or occasionally man), who comes from abroad to live in the host family and learn the local culture and language, while helping with the children.
The Canadian government has the live-in caregiver program, which has broader requirements than the au pair program.

Great house

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(Originally, the hired woman would have been expected to breastfeed the infant, a role known as a wetnurse.) In a great house (such as an English country house or town house), the nurse was a senior member of the household staff and ran her own domain, a suite of rooms called the nursery, supported by at least one assistant, known as a nursemaid (or nurserymaid).
Nanny

Charlotte Bill

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Charlotte Bill (c. 1875–1965), known as Lalla, nanny of Prince John of the United Kingdom, featured in the film The Lost Prince
Charlotte Jane "Lala" Bill (1875–1964) was a nanny to the children of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George V and Queen Mary.

Tiggy Legge-Bourke

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Tiggy Legge-Bourke MVO (born 1965), nanny to Prince William and Prince Harry
Alexandra Shân "Tiggy" Legge-Bourke MVO (born 1 April 1965) was nanny, later companion, to Prince William and his brother Prince Harry, and a personal assistant to Prince Charles between 1993 and 1999.

Maid

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In British India a nanny was known as ayah, after aia, nurse, governess . This term is presently part of the vocabulary of various languages of the Subcontinent, meaning also female servant or maid.
They may also take care of children, although there are more specific occupations for this, such as nanny.

Norland College

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Norland College is a private college near Bath, which offers highly regarded training as a nanny.
Norland trainees are employed worldwide as nannies, nursery nurses and in other positions in a variety of settings for childcare.

Domestic worker

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Today, modern nannies, like other domestic workers, may live in or out of the house, depending on their circumstances and those of their employers.
Nanny (AKA nurse) - A woman taking care of infants and children.

Margaretta Eagar

Margaretta Eagar (1863–1936), nanny to the four daughters of Tsar Nicholas II
Margaretta (or Margaret) Alexandra Eagar (1863 — 1936), was an Irishwoman who served as a nanny to the four daughters of Emperor and Empress Nicholas II and Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia, the Grand Duchesses Olga; Tatiana; Maria; and Anastasia—known collectively as OTMA—from 1898 to 1904.

Kraamzorg

In the Netherlands, standard postnatal care, supported by state medical insurance, includes more than a week of all-day visits called kraamzorg.
This support comes in the form of a qualified maternity nurse or health care professional, kraamverzorgster, who comes to the home in order to provide care and instruction for the newborn.

Elizabeth Everest

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Elizabeth Ann Everest, beloved nanny to the young Winston Churchill
Elizabeth Ann Everest (c. 1832 – 3 July 1895) was Winston Churchill's beloved nanny, and an important figure in his early life.

Nanny 911

Lillian Sperling, head nanny of the show Nanny 911
Nanny 911 is loosely based on the British television programme Little Angels, in which American families with unmanageable children are reformed by British nannies, including one who served for the royal family.

Child care

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A nanny provides child care within the children's family setting.
Child care in the child's own home is traditionally provided by a nanny or au pair, or by extended family members including grandparents, aunts and uncles.

Jo Frost

Jo Frost, nanny who hosted a successful television program Supernanny in the UK and US, showing parents techniques to help with unruly children
Joanne Frost (born June 27, 1970) is an English television personality, nanny and author who is best known for the reality television programme Supernanny, in which she was the central figure.

Monthly nurse

Historically, European women were confined to their beds or their homes for extended periods after giving birth; care was provided either by her female relatives (mother or mother-in-law) or by a temporary attendant known as a monthly nurse. These weeks were called confinement or lying-in, and ended with the re-introduction of the mother to the community in the Christian ceremony of the churching of women.
The job still exists, although it now might be described as "postnatal doula" or "maternity nurse" or "newborn care specialist" - all specialist sorts of nannies.

Wet nurse

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(Originally, the hired woman would have been expected to breastfeed the infant, a role known as a wetnurse.) In a great house (such as an English country house or town house), the nurse was a senior member of the household staff and ran her own domain, a suite of rooms called the nursery, supported by at least one assistant, known as a nursemaid (or nurserymaid).
Sometimes the wetnurse came to live with the infant's family, filling a position between the monthly nurse (for the immediate post-partum period) and the nanny.

Nursery (room)

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(Originally, the hired woman would have been expected to breastfeed the infant, a role known as a wetnurse.) In a great house (such as an English country house or town house), the nurse was a senior member of the household staff and ran her own domain, a suite of rooms called the nursery, supported by at least one assistant, known as a nursemaid (or nurserymaid).
The nurse (nanny) and nursemaid (assistant) slept in the suite too, to be within earshot of the sleeping children.

Sandra Samuel

Sandra Samuel (b. 1964), an Indian nanny who saved the life of a child during the November 2008 Mumbai attacks in which the baby's two parents were murdered; later honored with honorary Israeli citizenship.
1964) is an Indian nanny who saved the life of two-year-old Moshe Holtzberg during the November 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks.

Maximilian I of Mexico

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Louise von Sturmfeder (1789 - 1866), lady-in-waiting to the House of Habsburg and aja (then rendered "nurse", now nanny) to Franz Joseph I of Austria and his brother Maximilian I of Mexico
Until his sixth birthday, he was cared for by Baroness Louise von Sturmfeder, who was his aja (then rendered "nurse", now nanny).

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (film)

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Peyton Flanders / Mrs. Mott (played by Rebecca De Mornay), the nanny in the film The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
The tale follows a vengeful, psychopathic nanny out to destroy a naive woman and steal her family.

The Nanny (1965 film)

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Virginia "Virgie" Fane (played by Wendy Craig), the nanny in the film 'The Nanny (1965)
Davis appears as a supposedly devoted nanny caring for a 10-year-old boy recently discharged from a home for disturbed children.

Sanhujori

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In Korea these postpartum care workers are called Sanhujorisa.
This job used to be known in English as a monthly nurse, but now may be called a "postnatal doula" or "maternity nurse" or "newborn care specialist" - all specialist sorts of nannies.

Louise von Sturmfeder

Louise von Sturmfeder (1789 - 1866), lady-in-waiting to the House of Habsburg and aja (then rendered "nurse", now nanny) to Franz Joseph I of Austria and his brother Maximilian I of Mexico
She was put in charge of the early upbringing of the royal infants, as aja (then rendered "nurse", now nanny - but see also ayah) to Franz Joseph I of Austria, his brother Maximilian I of Mexico and his other siblings.