How Much Do You Know About the Average Baby?

By: Stella Alexander
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Don't be a baby, but take out those pacifiers and bottles! Every day, there are around 360,000 people who are born. While using the word "people" seems to change its context, there are 360,000 babies born each day. With the title of "baby" comes a lot of necessities and care. From how often they eat to how often they sleep, how much do you know about the average baby?

Everyone knows about the cycle of life. Every day, people are born and every day people die. While we mourn the deaths, everyone rejoices in the thousand of babies that are born each day. Each hour, there are about 15,000 babies born. This translates to 360,000 births each day and over 131.4 million each year. When you think about all these babies who are born, with them comes tons of information about them. Whether you're a new parent, old parent, or yet to have children, do you know all there is to know about a baby?

How often do they eat? How often do they sleep? Should you place them on their back? There's tons of information on newborn babies, but how much information have you retained over the years? Enough to be a seasoned parent? Let's find out!

Which of the following is not a reason why babies cry?

How many bones does a newborn have?

What sense develops first in a baby?

What position should you put your baby in to sleep?

What's the minimum amount of time you should breastfeed your baby?

With the inclusion of things such as alcohol and caffeine, which of the following can't a breastfeeding mother have?

How often does a newborn eat?

When do a baby's sleep patterns begin to form?

What is the best way to keep producing enough breast milk?

How often should a mother drink water to compensate for breast milk?

How many times a day does a baby wet their diaper?

True or False: It's OK for a baby's temperature to be 97.5.

When it comes to feeding your newborn, how many openings are they drinking from?

If you're travelling with your baby, which of the following would be an absolute necessity?

When do babies begin noticing speech patterns?

When does your baby's sleep pattern start reflecting yours?

What color is newborn baby poop?

How old should your baby be before giving him or her honey?

What is the earliest you'd expect to see your child walk?

Which of the following colors should breastfed poop NOT be?

When it comes to the baby's umbilical cord, what should you clean it with?

How big is your newborn's stomach after a month?

Around what age do babies begin crawling?

It is recommended that a baby should move out of a crib at what height?

Colic is associated with babies who do what a lot?

When should your baby start wearing shoes?

Around what age does a baby really smile for the first time?

What is the safest set in the car for a baby?

How much do babies sleep in one day?

When babies are born, they have this reflex that causes their tongue to automatically push things out of their mouth. What's it called?

At a baby's birth, what size is his or her stomach?

Dr. Harvey Karp is known for 5 S's to help colicky babies. Which of the following isn't one of the S's?

How often do you have to bathe your newborn?

At what age are babies usually ready for solids?

Around what age do babies usually sleep through the night?

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