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Galactica has a makeshift daycare center to accommodate the children of the many civilian refugees who were taken aboard and made Galactica home after New Caprica, as well as crew who started families. Among the children who attend the daycare are Hera Agathon and Nicholas Tyrol (TRS: "Someone to Watch Over Me").
The center is openly referenced in A Day in the Life (Season 3, Episode 15), when Cally complains that daycare workers see Nicky more than his parents. Daycare was implied in the previous episode, The Woman King, when Hera becomes ill and is taken to Dr. Robert while Athena is away on CAP and Helo is working.