Think you know everything about breastfeeding? Find out with this quiz

Published on:4 August 2021, 14:18pm IST
Breastfeeding is important, for both the baby and the mother. But, how much do you know about it? Take this quiz to test your breastfeeding IQ.

Test your breastfeeding IQ with this quiz! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

We all know how special breastfeeding is for new mothers but not many understand that it won’t just help build a strong bond with the baby but also prove to be beneficial for the health of both the mother and child.

At the same time, one must remember that breastfeeding is an art in itself! You need to know everything about it to ensure that you’re breastfeeding your child in a safe and healthy manner. So, here’s a quiz to test your breastfeeding IQ!

01

For how many months is it necessary to breastfeed your baby?

02

Do you think that breastfeeding can protect your baby against illnesses?

03

Should babies be given water when they’re being breastfed?

04

Which hormone does your body need to make breast milk?

05

The milk made in the initial days post-delivery is known by a certain term. What is it?

06

How often must you breastfeed a newborn baby in a day?

07

How many extra calories does a breastfeeding mother need to eat in a day?

08

How many times does an exclusively breastfed baby poop in a day?

09

How long after a normal delivery can breastfeeding be initiated?

10

Can breastfeeding mothers take a painkiller if needed?