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Are You Ready for Baby?

Are you ready for baby? Take our quiz to see if you've covered your bases when it comes to preparing for your new arrival.

Quiz

Are you ready for baby? Take our quiz to see if you've covered your bases when it comes to preparing for your new arrival.

1. Do you know your employer's (and/or your spouse's employer's) policy on maternity or paternity leave?

  • Yes.
  • No.

2. Do you know whether you're covered by insurance, and if so, to what degree?

  • Yes.
  • No.

3. Are you going in for regular prenatal visits to your doctor?

  • Yes.
  • No.

4. Are you aware of a pregnant woman's nutritional needs, and are you meeting them?

  • Yes.
  • No.

5. Have you chosen a hospital and/or midwife?

  • Yes.
  • No.

6. Have you signed up for childbirth classes?

  • No.
  • Yes.

7. Do you know whether you'll breastfeed or bottle-feed?

  • No.
  • Yes.

8. Do you know when to make your way to the hospital/call the doctor or midwife?

  • Yes.
  • No.

9. Do you know what to expect before, during, and after labor?

  • Yes.
  • No.

10. Do you know what kind of pain relief you're willing to consider?

  • Yes.
  • No.

11. Have you decided who will be present in the labor and delivery rooms?

  • Yes.
  • No.

12. Have you baby-proofed your home?

  • No.
  • Yes.

13. Do you have a safe crib and its accoutrements?

  • Yes.
  • No.

14. Do you have a safe car seat and is it installed properly?

15. Do you have a stroller?

  • Yes.
  • No.

1. Do you know your employer's (and/or your spouse's employer's) policy on maternity or paternity leave?
Yes.

2. Do you know whether you're covered by insurance, and if so, to what degree?
Yes.

3. Are you going in for regular prenatal visits to your doctor?
Yes.

4. Are you aware of a pregnant woman's nutritional needs, and are you meeting them?
Yes.

5. Have you chosen a hospital and/or midwife?
Yes.

6. Have you signed up for childbirth classes?
Yes.

7. Do you know whether you'll breastfeed or bottle-feed?
Yes.

8. Do you know when to make your way to the hospital/call the doctor or midwife?
Yes.

9. Do you know what to expect before, during, and after labor?
Yes.

10. Do you know what kind of pain relief you're willing to consider?
Yes.

11. Have you decided who will be present in the labor and delivery rooms?
Yes.

12. Have you baby-proofed your home?
Yes.

13. Do you have a safe crib and its accoutrements?
Yes.

14. Do you have a safe car seat and is it installed properly?
Yes.

15. Do you have a stroller?
Yes.

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