Is the Uber of babysitting safe?

Need a babysitter? There’s an app for that.

Uber-esque babysitting services, including the popular Bambino and UrbanSitter, are gaining traction among harried local parents, who love that they can hail child care as easily as a car.

Of course, when it’s your kid — or pet — the stakes are high: Walkers on the dogsitting app Wag have been hit with allegations of theft and worse.

Although sitter apps promise careful screening, reportedly asking sitters to submit to in-depth background checks, Stamford, Conn.-based mother of two April Martin tells The Post that she has met some “psycho sitters” during her year and a half on Bambino.

Like most top babysitting apps, Bambino, which launched in 2016, lets parents pore over sitters’ photos, user ratings (out of five stars) and referrals.

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