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Mum horrified to discover what babysitter really does while she's at work

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 As a single parent, juggling responsibilities can be troublesome, so at some point you might decide to hire a babysitter or find some kind of daycare provider to give you a helping hand.

But finding someone you trust implicitly to take care of your child also isn't an easy task.

One woman thought she'd hit the jackpot when she came across a home daycare provider who seemed "amazing" and would take care of her baby while she worked.

However she soon discovered that appearances could be deceiving.

The single mother revealed that she recently discovered that her babysitter had been going behind her back for months and she wasn't sure how to handle the situation.

The unnamed woman said: "I am a single mother of an adopted baby, and I am opting to formula-feed since I can't lactate.

"I am a working mom as well, and found a home daycare provider who seemed amazing - she has two kids of her own and has run this home daycare for five years or so.

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"The only bump in the road was on the first day when I pulled out the formula and bottles, she wrinkled her nose and said 'You feed her that slop?'

"I ignored the barb, gave a quick run down and went on my way."

However two months later, things took a bizarre turn.

The mum explained how one Friday, she got off work early and went to pick up her baby.

She let herself into the daycare centre but couldn't believe her eyes when she saw what the babysitter was doing with her child.

She claims she was so shocked she almost "fell over".

"The daycare provider was NURSING MY BABY!

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"I marched over, took the baby from her arms and asked her if she was crazy."

But the woman didn't understand what the problem was - instead she claimed the mum should thank her for helping out for months as she was "saving [the] baby from chemicals".

"I grabbed the diaper bag and got the hell out of there," said the mum.

She added: "But now I am not sure what to do. Obviously I am not sending my daughter back there, but should I report her to the umbrella company she is under or should I make a huge blast on social media?"

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