Sunday, January 18, 2009

Pop Quiz... how will you do?


Breastfeeding Quiz Time -- how many will you get correct?

True or False

1. You CAN'T nurse too often--you CAN nurse too little.

2. Breastfed babies should have at least 5-6+ wet diapers every 24 hours.

3. Most newborns need to nurse 8 - 12+ times per day (24 hours).

4. Common growth spurt times in the early weeks are the first few days at home, 7 - 10 days, 2 - 3 weeks and 4 - 6 weeks.

5. From 0-4 months, a typical breastfed baby should gain 8-10 ounces per week

6. The average breastfed baby doubles birth weight by 2 months.

7. By one year, the typical breastfed baby will increase birth length by 50% and head circumference by 33%.

8. A mom's milk (aka breastmilk) will only stay in a newborns stomach for about 20-25 minutes.

Answers will be posted tomorrow... feel free to leave your answers as a comment!! We can see how well you do!

Allyson and Sophia (aka mama's milk lover)

1 comment:

Erin A. said...

Ok, since no one else has made any guesses, I'm going to go out on a limb and say "True" for all of the above.