Many working parents struggle to find quality and affordable child care, as the cost of care often exceeds what working parents can afford. Working parents often have difficulty managing the demands of their job and their home life. This can lead to stress and feelings of guilt. Access to quality early childhood education is limited in many areas, making it difficult for working parents to ensure that their children receive the best possible start in life. Finding trustworthy and reliable caregivers can be a challenge for working parents, as they need to ensure that their children are safe and supported while they are away. Working parents often find it difficult to juggle the responsibilities of their job and their childcare responsibilities. This can also lead to increased stress and fatigue. Many employers do not offer flexible working arrangements, making it difficult for working parents to juggle the demands of their job and child care responsibilities. Many employers do not offer paid family leave, making it difficult for parents to take time off for their child care responsibilities. Many employers lack policies that support working parents, such as paid parental leave or flexible working arrangements.
AI can be used to help in this way-
For instance, AI-based systems can be used to help automate the process of monitoring and tracking the health and well-being of children. It can also be used to help identify risk factors and intervene earlier to reduce the risk of harm to children. AI can also be used to provide personalized learning experiences to help children develop and grow in a more efficient manner. Additionally, AI can be used to help automate administrative tasks and paperwork associated with child care, freeing up more time for child care providers to focus on providing quality care.AI-powered systems can be used to monitor a child's activity, tracking their movements, sleeping patterns and health. AI can also be used to detect potential hazards, such as unsafe objects or environments, and alert parents and caregivers to potential danger. AI can also be used to provide personalized learning and educational experiences, as well as providing interactive learning materials tailored to a child's individual needs and interests. Finally, AI can be used to provide personalized care and support, such as reminding parents to take their child to the doctor, or providing personalized nutrition advice.
There are many AI based devices are available in the market where working parents can solve their problem at some point for caring their child. These are as follows-
1. Kasisto: Kasisto is an AI-powered virtual assistant that helps parents stay organized and better manage the needs of their family. It can be used to set reminders for doctor's appointments, track immunizations, find nearby daycare centers, and more.
2. BabySparks: BabySparks is an AI-powered app designed to support parents of children aged 0-3 years. It provides personalized activities and games for each child based on their age, as well as growth tracking, analytics, and advice from child development experts.
3. Nannybot: Nannybot is a virtual assistant designed to help parents with tasks like scheduling, food preparation, and housekeeping. It can also remind parents of doctor's appointments, track immunizations, and provide advice on child care.
4. Totbot: Totbot is an AI-powered robot designed to help parents with tasks like meal planning, buying groceries, and managing household chores. It can also provide personalized learning activities for children, track their progress, and provide real-time feedback.
Dr. Kirti Jain
School of Advance Computing
SAGE University Bhopal