Spit up happens. While some lil ones suffer from more serious digestive issues, handling some spit up after a lil one's meal is a rite of passage of new parenthood that most mamas must learn to handle. Take this quiz to see just how much you know about the unwanted regurgitation.Take the Quiz
Hold onto your wallets! The average cost of raising a child from birth to age 17 (not including college or life insurance) is now a whopping $222,360, a 22 percent increase from 1960 when the US government began collecting such data. And for those mamas who welcomed an addition to their family last year, the costs will increase to $286,050 for the average middle-class family and $475,680 for wealthier ones. According to the US Department of Agriculture's Expenditures on Children by Families, the price of raising a child has increased dramatically over the past 50 years and how the parents distribute their child-rearing budgets has shifted too. Take this quiz to how the money is spent.Take the Quiz
A child's laughter is music to a mama's ears, just as the sound of a mother's voice may be all that is needed to calm a fussy tot. But what if that baby can't hear her own mother? Take this quiz and test your knowledge.Take the Quiz
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Breast milk is Mother Nature's gift to babies, providing them with all of the nutrients they need for the first half of their first year of life. Studies continue to show that higher breastfeeding rates would save tots' lives around the world. Take this quiz and see just how much you know about the "liquid gold" that mamas produce.
"My tummy hurts" can mean anything from your tot ate too much candy to he's constipated or dealing with nerves or actual stomach bugs. Take our quiz to see how much you know about what ails your child's abdomen.Take the Quiz
Any mama who's ever experienced a urinary tract infection (UTI) would not wish it on her worst enemy, let alone her littlest love. Unfortunately, children get UTIs too, and it's not fun for anyone involved. Take the quiz to see how well you know urinary tract infections in children.Take the Quiz
A fun way to learn facts about health, food, and celebrity fitness is to quiz yourself. I've posted many quizzes this past year to get your brain in tip-top shape. In case you missed some of them, or wanted to retest your know-how, check out my favorite quizzes from 2009.
Exercise may be the last thing on a mommy-to-be's mind, but a few minutes at the gym can go a long way during pregnancy and beyond. Sweating it out not only helps control weight gain, but it also can build the stamina for labor and delivery. Pregnant women have a few additional rules for staying fit, so take the quiz to see how much you know about exercise and pregnancy.Take the Quiz
Newborn little bodies are susceptible to a long list of unpleasant conditions, and the yeast infection known as thrush often causes alarm in new parents. Luckily, thrush is not usually as serious as it is annoying, but regardless parents should keep an eye on it — especially in very young babies. So how well do you know thrush? Take the quiz to find out!Take the Quiz
Children of all ages love to show off their pearly whites – whether it's grinning from ear-to-ear or opening wide for a rebel yell. We've tested your teething knowledge, but how much do you actually know about the actual teeth once they are all in? Take this quiz to see if you're in the know about your lil one's teeth.Take the Quiz