Can You Pass This New Mom IQ Test?

Every new mom or parent should be able to pass this IQ test! Do you think you've got the knowledge to ace this quiz? Let's find out just how prepared for parenthood you actually are!
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If your baby suffers from diaper rash, you should:
Keep its bottom damp at all times
Change diapers less frequently
Give his bottom some "air time"
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It's best not to expose your baby to large groups of people until she's:
6 weeks old
2 weeks old
8 weeks old
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How many times a day does the average newborn eat?
Three meals a day
Five or six meal a day
Eight to ten meals a day
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True or false: It's normal for your newborn to be coughing frequently.
True
False
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How long should you let a newborn cry before responding?
10 to 15 minutes
Until he stops
Right away
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Your newborn's car seat should be facing:
The front of the car
The rear of the car
It doesn't matter
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Your baby's crib should include:
A firm matress
A soft matress
Lots of feather pillows
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How long should one wait after child birth before having sex again?
Six months
Six weeks
One week
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How often should you bathe your newborn?
Once a week
Two or three times a week
Daily
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When can a parent start reading to their baby?
Right away
Two or three weeks
6 months
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The best way to take an infant's temperature is with which kind of thermometer reading?
Oral
Armpit
Rectal
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You know your newborn is getting enough to eat when he has a wet diaper:
2 to 4 times a day
6 to 8 times a day
10 or more times a day
Result
You have an average knowledge on being a new Mom! You might know a few of the basics when it comes to parenting a newborn, but you still have a lot to learn!

C+, New Mom Average

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You have an above average IQ when it comes to parenting a baby! Not only do you know the basics, but you know the lesser known facts that only a new parent would actually know. You're clearly ready for parenthood!

B+, New Mom Bright

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You are a downright genius when it comes to parenting a newborn! From feeding to diapering and everything in between, you know your facts when it comes to doing right by an infant. Could you be more impressive? We think not!

A+, New Mom Genius

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1
If your baby suffers from diaper rash, you should:
Keep its bottom damp at all times
Change diapers less frequently
Give his bottom some "air time"
2
It's best not to expose your baby to large groups of people until she's:
6 weeks old
2 weeks old
8 weeks old
3
How many times a day does the average newborn eat?
Three meals a day
Five or six meal a day
Eight to ten meals a day
4
True or false: It's normal for your newborn to be coughing frequently.
True
False
5
How long should you let a newborn cry before responding?
10 to 15 minutes
Until he stops
Right away
6
Your newborn's car seat should be facing:
The front of the car
The rear of the car
It doesn't matter
7
Your baby's crib should include:
A firm matress
A soft matress
Lots of feather pillows
8
How long should one wait after child birth before having sex again?
Six months
Six weeks
One week
9
How often should you bathe your newborn?
Once a week
Two or three times a week
Daily
10
When can a parent start reading to their baby?
Right away
Two or three weeks
6 months
11
The best way to take an infant's temperature is with which kind of thermometer reading?
Oral
Armpit
Rectal
12
You know your newborn is getting enough to eat when he has a wet diaper:
2 to 4 times a day
6 to 8 times a day
10 or more times a day