Creating an app like Uber for babysitting app requires some consideration. On-demand assistance through on-demand apps has become an integral part of our system. Working parents looking for babysitting services want a reliable and competent option for their childcare.

It is not possible to manage children as well as their daily routines so parents want trusted babysitters to manage their children. As per the survey by, sixty-four percent of parents don’t use babysitting services due to incompetency in finding a trusted babysitter or nanny. UrbanSitter research data shows that sixty-eight percent of parents are eagerly looking for reliable babysitting service. Now, you can evaluate the great scope in babysitting business.

Advantages of using Babysitting Apps

Babysitting apps like Uber for nannies have created a great scope for business platforms.They only have to connect babysitters and customers. Therefore, they can multiply their businesses.

There are many features that have to be added in on-demand babysitting apps, but there are some key features that should be given priority in such apps. Check out the following key features.

Near Babysitters:

In an attempt to create a trusted childcare app, business owners must evaluate the need of parents for users. This options will let parents find nearby babysitters. It is inevitable that nearby babysitting options will be preferred over those located in farther areas. The option should also dictate locations on the app.

In-depth Info:

This option is very essential. It is the base of any babysitting app. No parent would like to hand over their children to strangers. The detailed information must comprise the following essentials. For example, it should include the photos of care providers, address and other requisites. Ratings and reviews will let parents or users know about the past work history of care providers or nannies. Other information like certification and years of experiences must be included. Social linking to different platforms must be available. This option can be later used by parents to know more about nannies or babysitters and act as security or trust.

Advanced Payment System:

Most of the on-demand apps uses an integrated platform. Different users opt for different types of payment platforms; for example, some customers use Google Pay while some go for cash on delivery. Therefore, multiple payment options must be integrated together to give users or parents the best experience. This is also the part of an advanced user interface.

Chat Option:

Apps like Uber for babysitters or nannies have these features. This option will let parents to know about every minute essential about their children. This option is beneficial at early stages also. Parents can easily chat with babysitting professionals know about the services and detailed findings. In the case, parents find service providers reliable, then, they can chat with such professionals. Later, they can also get minute updates about their children. For example, where they are, what they are doing, etc.

Inbuilt Timer:

This timer will be like an active dashboard. This option will brief parents about their detailed schedules. For example, parents can easily evaluate how the babysitting professional is managing their kids or children.

Emergency Button:In an emergency situation,babysitting professionals can simply connect and show the emergency case using this button.

Ratings & Reviews: Ratings will clearly show the past services provided by professionals. Reviews will further give in-depth knowledge to gain insight. These options will easily help users to filter and find a competent option among many.

In-app Notification Option: This option will help parents to get essential updates about discounts, qualified personnel, tips, etc.

The above-discussed features are some key metrics while there are other features that have to be added.


Babysitters can simply register through on-demand apps and provide services. Nannies or babysitting professionals can easily connect with needy parents to showcase their skills and ability. Further, parents can evaluate their work through ratings and reviews. This has opened up an opportunity for businesses to earn a decent income through part-time and full-time work. Further, they will be three panels: customers panel, service provider panel and admin panel. The features will be different for all the panels. Some features are common in different panels. For example, register option, chat option, etc. Further, you have to focus on user-friendly interface. Apps should load quickly. The reason for failures of most apps is slow processing speed. The admin panel also comprises a dashboard where the requests and services can be easily managed and accessed by owners. A highly secure login system should be provided. For example, a two-way security system will be useful. At users panel and service provider panel, login options through social media platforms and phone numbers will be provided.

We have discussed all the essentials to develop on-demand apps. Parents can easily find trusted and qualified professionals on a few taps through an on-demand babysitting app. Parents can easily get real-time updates about their children.

Author's Bio: 

A writer by day and reader at night, writing is my passion and hobby, working as a marketing specialist at Suffescom Solutions. I am a ghostwriter at Entrepreneur and also written various tech blogs. In addition to writing, I am keen on various technical aspects of marketing.