This is our first baby so I'm sure we don't even know what we don't know! We need a caregiver that's experienced and kind. It's important for us to make our little girl, Cavanaugh, feel so loved and cared for at every moment as she learns all about how to operate in this new world!. Our ideal caregiver: Our ideal caregiver is comfortable with dogs and awesome with newborns! They're reliable, personable and experienced.. Additional needs include being comfortable with pets and a non-smoker. Looking for a caregiver for my infant daughter. Flexible start date.