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BF Quiz
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1. The following are all names of baby formula products EXCEPT:
















2. The first products for the feeding of infants were prepared commercially in:
       
3. It is most important to breastfeed your newborn baby as much as possible. A modest amount of formula supplementation doesn’t matter.
   
4. The gastrointestinal tract of a normal fetus already contains important gut bacteria required for immune system health.
   
5. All humans have beneficial bacteria in our gastrointestinal tracts. Regarding this GI bacteria (or



6. The intestinal bacteria of babies born vaginally are different than those born via C-section.
   
7. You’re either born with allergies or you’re not. One bottle of formula cannot cause an intolerance to cow’s milk protein.
   
8. Baby formula is big business and the politics of supplementation are fierce.



9. Breastfeeding is associated with a significant reduction in the risk of acute otitis media (ear infections).
   
10. All human babies receive maternal antibodies through the placenta, so breastfeeding is technically not necessary to protect newborns against disease.
     
11. Epidemiological data suggest that breastfeeding could reduce the risk of children below the age of five dying from diarrhea worldwide by:
       
12. Breastfed infants have larger thymus glands. The thymus is an immune system organ responsible for the proper development of T lymphocytes, thus playing a critical role in the child’s maturing immune system.
   
13. If you can’t breastfeed, formula is the next best food for your baby.
   
14. Adopted mothers can breastfeed their adopted babies.
   
    
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