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Childcare Providers

Childcare Providers for the IVBM  

The organizers of the IVBM are not able to provide childcare, however, we have researched the following providers.  If you need childcare, please contact either service directly.  In addition, the Sheraton Boston Hotel can provide cribs if needed.  Please alert them when making your hotel reservations.

The following list is for informational purposes only. The North American Vascular Biology Organization and the organizers of the International Vascular Biology Meeting do not endorse any of these services.  It is the meeting participant's responsibility to verify the appropriateness of the service and make reservations.



The Boston Nanny Centre, Inc. is the leading nanny placement agency in Massachusetts, known for its ethical business practices, individualized support to clients, and emphasis on successful relationships between families and nannies.  

The Boston Nanny Centre, Inc. can provide temporary nanny coverage for people attending the meeting.  Their website is www.bostonnanny.com and their phone number is 617-527-0114.  You can email our contact, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., directly with any questions.  It is recommend that you submit a request in early October.

Boston's Best Babysitters

Boston’s Best BabySitters - a nanny agency specializing in temporary childcare in
the finer hotels throughout Massachusetts. Although our focus is on both private and event care at
hotels, we also place temporary, night & weekend, overnight and long-term positions for residential
families. Since 1996, experienced, reliable, fully vetted professional childcare providers have been
available to families in the Greater Boston area and beyond through Boston's Best BabySitters.

 Read their Welcome Letter.

Additional information can be found on their web site: https://www.bostonsbestbabysitters.com/ or go directly to their "About Us" page: https://www.bostonsbestbabysitters.com/about-us.html.  Their prices are listed here: https://www.bostonsbestbabysitters.com/services-1.html (Parents booking multiple day/nights receive discounts.)

Contact information can be found here: https://www.bostonsbestbabysitters.com/contact.html 

CollegeSittersCollege Sitters is the largest and most reputable provider of in-home childcare services with over 100 offices nationwide.  Our locally owned and operated office proudly serves the Boston Area.  We are committed to providing exceptional service to all of our clients on a personalized basis.  All of our sitters have gone through our exclusive sitter training program and have passed comprehensive background checks.  In addition, we are affiliated with Bright Horizons Family Solutions and adhere to Bright Horizons’ stringent in-home childcare policies.

We are honored to provide care to the families of IVBM 2016 attendees.  To reserve a sitter, please phone Lynne Ziffer at (617) 500-2980, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  We suggest reserving early.  Please visit our website at collegesitters.com for more information.