Quiz: Do you know how to take care of your newborn baby?

Quiz: Do you know how to take care of your newborn baby?

Taking care of a newborn baby can be a tall order for some parents. Here's a quiz to tell if you've got what it takes to take care of a newborn baby!

Do you know how to take care of your newborn baby?

Taking care of a newborn baby might be a tall order for some parents. Though, some parents think that taking care of a newborn baby is easy. Take this quiz to find out how well you do!

If your baby suffers from diaper rash, you should:

Keep his bottom damp at all times

Give his bottom some "air time"

Keep his bottom damp at all times

It's best not to expose your baby to large groups of people until she's:

6 weeks old.

3 months old.

1 week old.

True or false: It's normal for your newborn to be coughing frequently.

True

False

If your newborn has been circumcised and sent home with a bandage on:

Avoid getting soap near his penis.

Leave the bandage on until a doctor takes it off.

Apply a new bandage every time you change his diaper.

Your newborn's car seat should be facing:

The front of the car.

The rear of the car.

Your baby's crib should include:

Feathered pillows.

A firm mattress.

A soft mattress.

How often should you bathe your newborn?

Daily.

2-3 times a week.

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Until your baby's umbilical cord falls off:

Only give your baby sponge baths.

Your baby should bathe in 2-3 inches of water.

Bathe your baby in a baby bath seat.

The best way to take an infant's temperature is with which kind of thermometer reading?

In the armpit.

Using a rectal thermometer.

Under your baby's neck.

You know your newborn is getting enough to eat when he has a wet diaper:

4 times a day.

More than 10 times a day.

6-8 times a day.

How many hours after the last feeding should a newborn be woken for another feeding?

6-8 hours

3-4 hours

2-3 hours

Not good.

You need to brush up more on how to take care of babies. There are a lot of resources that you can go to online, and you can also check out the articles on theasianparent.com to learn more!

Good!

You know a fair bit about taking care of babies, but there's a lot more that you can learn.

Amazing!

You're pretty good at knowing how to take care of your baby!

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