OPTIMUM ENVIRONMENT QUIZ — HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW?

1. On average, how many hours does a newborn baby spend sleeping per day?
A.6-8 hours
B. 9-12 hourshealthysleep
C. 13-15 hours
D. 16+ hours
6. Which of the following is the healthiest type of crib mattress for your baby to sleep on?
A.6-8 hours6
B. 9-12 hours
C. 13-15 hours
D. 16+ hours
2. True or False? Indoor air is healthier for your baby to breathe than outdoor air.
A. True
B. False2
What are the benefits of choosing organic bedding instead of non-organic bedding?
A. Organic cottons and wools are not exposed to harmful pesticides during the growing or manufacturing process7
B. Organic fabrics are more durable and tend to last five times longer than non-organic fabrics.
C. Organic fabrics are free of petroleum-based chemicals and formaldehyde.
D. All of the above
3. How far in advance of bringing your baby home should you paint the nursery?
A.1st trimester3
B. 2nd trimester
C. 3rd trimester
8. True or False? Your baby’s bedding should be washed with fragrance free laundry detergent.
A. True8
B. False
4. True or False? The pregnant mother should participate in painting nursery because she likes the new paint smell.
A. True4
B. False
9. The healthiest crib is constructed of which of the following materials?
A. Finished hardwoods
B. Metal9
C. Unfinished hardwood
D. Particle and fiber board
E. Plastics and vinyl’s
5. Which of the following are not commonly found in crib mattresses?
A.Vinyl5
B. Formaldehyde
C. Boric acid (roach killer)
D. Cotton
E. Wool
10. What is the healthiest way to protect your baby from wetness in the crib and sleeping areas?
A. Vinyl or other plastic protective barriers
B. Organic wool puddle pads10
C. Organic cotton puddle pads
D. Nothing
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