- Women's Health
Take the pregnancy quiz: Are you Prepared for your Baby’s Arrival?
What should you do in the last few days leading up to the baby’s birth?
A: Nothing. Continue as before.
B: Rest, eat healthy meals and keep a look out for early contractions.
What are Braxton Hicks’ contractions?
A: They are labour contractions when the baby is about to be born.
B: They are sporadic uterine contractions that normally occur in the second or third trimester.
What is the first sign of labour?
A: Your vagina is dilated 10 centimetres.
B: Your water breaks.
How soon should you prepare the baby’s nursery?
A: After the baby arrives home.
B: At least one month before your due date, so that the baby is not disturbed by dust or paint fumes.
What is a breech baby?
A: Identical twin babies.
B: The baby is in the face-up, feet-down position in the uterus.
What kind of clothes should you buy for your newborn baby?
A: Depends on the baby’s gender. Shorts and tees for boys, dresses for girls.
B: Comfortable onesies, swaddling blanket, under-sheet to place in his crib/cot.
Correct answers: All B’s.
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