While your child is making her way to the head of the class, germs could be creeping their way onto the lil scholar. You prepped her before she headed back to class, but how much do you know about the back-to-school bugs? Take the quiz to find out.Take the Quiz
Babies are amazing. From the moment they are born, they can feed, grasp, and position themselves for movement. These newborn reflexes may be involuntary, but they are essential to protect them from danger. See just how familiar you are with your wee one's natural reflexes by taking this quiz.Take the Quiz
Moms-to-be have bookshelves filled with pregnancy books that tell them everything they need to know about their pregnancies. But how much of that information do you retain? From conception to birth, a pregnancy is filled with constant changes, both for the mother and the baby. How well do you know your fetal development? Take these quizzes to test your knowledge!
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Diaper rash ranks high on many a mother's list of evils. The red and bumpy condition can cause discomfort for everyone involved. Despite the pain it may cause to your little one, diaper rash is a completely normal part of being a baby. Take the quiz to see how much you know about it.Take the Quiz
Step away from your bottles! The concern over bisphenol A, otherwise known as BPA, has been on the rise for the past few years leading many baby product companies to change their manufacturing procedures. Earlier this week, at the Pediatric Academic Societies' annual meeting, researchers presented information tying the prenatal exposure to the plastics byproduct with childhood asthma. While many states are in the process of banning BPA from baby and kids products, how much do you understand about this chemical and its effects on the human body? Take this quiz to test your BPA knowledge.Take the Quiz
For parents of tots with food allergies meal planning is a daily challenge. A class snack here and a birthday treat there can all add up to a life-threatening reaction. Take this quiz to see just how much you know about one of the biggest growing public health concerns.Take the Quiz
In a surprising announcement last week, the Centers for Disease Control announced that ear infection diagnoses had plummeted by almost 30 percent over the past 15 years. Doctors aren't quite sure why the nasty earaches are on the decline, but some are crediting a drop in the number of US smokers, an increase in the number of breastfed children, and an increase in vaccinations for the good news. Coincidentally, on the same day the report was released, my son was diagnosed with a double ear infection, reminding me that that we can't quite count them out yet. Take our quiz and see just how much you know about ear infections.Take the Quiz
Leaving a high fever untreated may sound crazy to both new and seasoned moms, but it may become standard practice. According to a new report in the journal Pediatrics, there is no reason to use medication to alleviate a fever in an otherwise healthy child. The report concludes that for children over 3-months-old, medicating may actually lengthen the course of the illness, rather than shorten it, because the drugs confuse the body into thinking that the illness is gone.
Before tossing your acetaminophen and ibuprofen take this quiz to see how much you know about fevers.Take the Quiz
Derek and Meredith are trying to conceive on Grey's Anatomy, but in real life Patrick Dempsey and Ellen Pompeo have four children between them. The characters of the medical drama are all focused on career, but many of the actors who play them have already entered parenthood. Take this quiz and test your knowledge.Take the Quiz
Even though the Environmental Working Group recently released a report exposing the carcinogen hexavalent chromium, the "Erin Brockovich chemical," in tap water in 25 of the 35 tested cities; up to 60 percent of our bodies are made up of H2O, and an even higher percentage for tots — so it's essential for our health. Whether you buy bottled or use a purifier, take this quiz to make sure your children are getting their fill!Take the Quiz