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Breastfeeding has been shown to decrease the chances of

a. Diabetes
b. Childhood cancers
c. Obesity
d. All of the above
2. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that babies be
exclusively breastfed for about the first 6 months of life. Babies should
continue to breastfeed for a year and for as long as is mutually desired by the
mother and baby.
a. True
b. False
3. It is okay to warm bottles of breastmilk and formula in the microwave.
a. True
b. False
4. It is important to use a can of opened formula within _____ month/months of
a. One
b. Two
c. Three
d. It does not matter because formula is very expensive.
5. It is an appropriate action to prop the babys bottle during a feeding.
a. True
b. False
6. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends starting solids______.
a. Soon after birth to help baby sleep through the night.
b. At 4 months of age
c. Not until 6 months of age
d. At the babies first birthday
7. All babies must be given rice cereal as their first feeding.
a. True
b. False
8. If my baby rejects a new food for the first time, it means that he/she will
never like it and I should stop offering it.
a. True
b. False
9. Eating solid food replaces the need for breastmilk or formula during the first
year of life.
a. True
b. False