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Infant Immunization Quiz
Take the Infant Immunization Quiz Test your knowledge of vaccinations against a variety of diseases that can affect your child. This quiz is based on information from the CDC. 1. A pregnant woman passes antibodies to her unborn baby through the placenta to protect against certain diseases. About how long does this natural immunity last after birth? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is A pregnant woman passes on antibodies to those diseases she herself is immune to. That ma...
Normal Growth
Normal Growth What is considered a normal growth rate? Growth involves not only the length and weight of a body, but also includes internal growth and development. Normal growth is categorized in a range used by pediatricians to gauge how a child is growing. The following are some average ranges of weight and height, based on growth charts developed by the CDC: Age Height - Females (in inches) Height - Males (in inches) Weight - Females (in pounds) Weight - Males (in pounds) 1 27 to 31 28 to 32 15 to 20...
Teen Health Quiz
What Do You Know About Teen Health? Test your knowledge of what it takes to be a healthy teen. 1. At what age does the adolescent growth spurt usually begin for girls? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The growth spurt in girls typically occurs two years earlier than in boys, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Body parts may grow at different rates, and teens often appear clumsy and feel awkward during this period. A. 9 B. 10 C. 11 D. 12 2. How much...
Toilet Training Quiz
Take the Toilet Training Quiz One of the milestones for toddlers is toilet training. As a first-time parent, you may have questions about when to start and how to proceed. Learn more about toilet training by taking this quiz, based on information from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). 1. At what age is a child usually ready to start learning to use the toilet? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Each child is di...
A Guide to Your Child's Good Health and Well-Being
Substance Abuse Assessment
Substance Abuse Assessment Substance abuse is defined as the use of drugs, legal or illegal, for non-therapeutic purposes. Many people who abuse drugs become addicted. Drug abuse and drug addiction affect both men and women. People who abuse drugs come from all ethnic groups and all walks of life. Drugs don't have to be illegal to be abused. If you abuse drugs, you can become dependent on them physically, and psychologically. Drug abuse and addiction can lead to many problems in life, as well as damage ...
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