13/01/2014 12:38 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

VIDEO: Rising Childcare Costs Prevent Parents From Working

Study: Childcare Costs Soar 19 over the past year, according to research reported in the <a href=Observer.

Watch the video above to hear Ellen Broome from the Family and Childcare Trust comment on these shocking statistics and explain why spiraling childcare costs are pricing many parents out of their jobs.

Below, hear stay-at-home mum Kirsty Baldock discuss why she considered returning to work but decided it wasn't worth it, as paying for childcare for her daughter would use up almost all of her earnings.

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