Healthy Eating In Pregnancy And Breastfeeding

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Healthy Eating In Pregnancy And Breastfeeding - Quiz

A quiz to find out how to eat healthily in pregnancy and when breastfeeding.   What foods should you eat to stay well and help your baby grow.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A healthy diet in pregnancy is needed to
    • A. 

      Prevent miscarriage

    • B. 

      Help the baby develop and grow

    • C. 

      Prevent birth defects

  • 2. 
    It is generally believed that you should 'eat for two' in pregnancy
    • A. 

      This is a good guide for eating in pregnancy

    • B. 

      It means you should eat twice as much as normal in pregnancy

    • C. 

      Is now an out of date view of how much to eat.

  • 3. 
    A pregnant woman should gain how much weight during her pregnancy
    • A. 

      About a stone

    • B. 

      As much as she likes

    • C. 

      About 2 stone

  • 4. 
    Taking extra folic acid in pregnancy can help prevent
    • A. 

      Rickets

    • B. 

      Miscarriage

    • C. 

      Neural tube defects (eg spina bifida)

  • 5. 
    Calcium is important in pregnancy to
    • A. 

      Make the mother's bones healthy

    • B. 

      Make the baby's bones and teeth

    • C. 

      Prevent rickets

  • 6. 
    Pregnant women need iron in their diet to help the baby grow well.  If she doesn't get enough
    • A. 

      She will become anaemic

    • B. 

      Her baby will not grow

    • C. 

      She will not be able to breastfeed

  • 7. 
    Getting enough vitamin C in pregnancy will help absorb
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Vitamin D

    • C. 

      Iron

  • 8. 
    Vegetarian women may find it hard to get enough of the following in their diet
    • A. 

      Iron and vitamin B12

    • B. 

      Calcium

    • C. 

      Vitamin D

  • 9. 
    If a woman puts on too much weight during her pregnancy
    • A. 

      She should not worry as she can lose it after

    • B. 

      She puts her baby at risk of defects

    • C. 

      She is at risk of high blood pressure

  • 10. 
    Eggs, meat and poultry should be cooked thoroughly in pregnancy
    • A. 

      To make them taste better

    • B. 

      To prevent food poisoning

    • C. 

      To help the baby grow

  • 11. 
    A healthy snack in pregnancy could include
    • A. 

      A tuna sandwich

    • B. 

      A bar of chocolate

    • C. 

      A runny boiled egg and toast

  • 12. 
    Breastfeeding uses up an extra
    • A. 

      1000 calories a day

    • B. 

      400 - 700 calories a day

    • C. 

      100 - 200 calories a day

  • 13. 
    While breastfeeding you should
    • A. 

      Eat your usual diet and when hungry

    • B. 

      Be very careful what you eat in case the baby gets colic

    • C. 

      Avoid spicy food

  • 14. 
    Drinking fizzy drinks when breastfeeding
    • A. 

      Will give your baby wind

    • B. 

      Will increase your milk supply

    • C. 

      May make you put on weight

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