Postnatal Care and SIDS


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What are the little proteins found in breast milk that help babies fight off infections called?

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1. SIDS stands for:

2. Which of these is a good way to help minimize the chances of SIDS from occurring?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo, which is interactive and printable, is a tool you can use to refresh your familiarity with the nature of the dangers that threaten newborns, such as SIDS. Try answering the quiz questions to make sure you understand important points that should be considered during the early period after birth.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on aspects regarding the vulnerability of newborn babies, such as the following:

  • What SIDS is
  • An alternative term for SIDS
  • Breastfeeding benefits
  • How to minimize the potential for SIDS
  • The infection-fighting proteins found in breast milk

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson about things that should be considered during the postnatal period
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding SIDS and how the risk of it can be minimized and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the benefits of breastfeeding babies

Additional Learning

Review the short, accompanying lesson called Postnatal Care and SIDS for more information. The lesson focuses on the following objectives:

  • Compare breastfeeding to formula feeding
  • Explain how most healthcare professionals feel about the feeding of babies until they pass their first birthdays
  • Discuss the risk factors involved in SIDS
  • Delineate what breast milk is made from