Reviewed by John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Take the Babies Quiz First! Before reading this FAQ, challenge yourself and Test your Knowledge!
Q:Newborn babies don't sleep very much. True or False?
Q:Babies usually laugh within the first four to six weeks or months?
Q:At two months, what should new moms be doing to their babies?
A:At two months, new moms should talk to their babies!
Q:Changes in baby's poop color should be cause for concern. True or False?
Q:What does "hatching" mean?
A:Much like a baby bird hatches and comes into the word, at about 3 months your baby will hatch and come out of his shell.
Q:A 3-month-old baby should cry a total of about one hour per day. True or False?
Q:Babies tend to double their birth weight by their fourth month of life. True or False?
Q:By the time a baby is 4 months old, parents should begin childproofing the home. True or False?
Q:What is the best way to get a baby to go to sleep?
A:Put your baby into her crib when she's awake but drowsy, and not yet fully asleep, so she can learn to soothe herself to sleep.
Q:Until at least age 1, what should mom avoid feeding the baby?
A:Babies should not consume honey until at least age 1 because it carries the bacteria that cause botulism.
Q:Separation anxiety usually appears in babies at about what age?
A:Starting at about 7 months, babies start to show separation anxiety.
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