The first years of one's life are extremely important for both bonding and development. Some random day care worker will not love your child, they may not even like children. So parents need to step up and take care of their kids in this critical juncture in life. Yes, there'll be temporary economic issues. However, the economy will self regulate as the decreased labor pool will lead to higher wages, as employers become more eager to get employees.
Also, fuck feminism.