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In this punctual country, it’s considered bad luck to tell anyone the baby’s name prior to his birth.
What is Switzerland?

100

In this species, the mother is a queen and the baby is a larva.
What is a bee, wasp, yellow jacket, or ant?

100

What is Curious George?

100

Sleeping in this color of bed sheets is rumored to increase fertility.
What is blue?

100

This month+day is Baby's estimated due date.
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200

This African country, famous for its email scams, has another claim to fame: a record-setting twinning rate.
What is Nigeria?

200

In this species, the mother is a jill and the baby is a joey.
What is a kangaroo, opossum, wallaby, or wombat?

200

What is Peter Rabbit?

200

A 1918 trade publication declared that this color, being a more decided and stronger color, is more suitable for the boy.
What is pink?

200

This person is one of Baby's grandparents.
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300

In this country, the most populous democracy in the world, new mothers traditionally rest for 45 days after giving birth.
What is India?

300

In this species, the mother is a sow and the baby is a farrow.
What is a hog, pig, or boar?

300

What is The Pokey Little Puppy?

300

Born in 1924 and elected in the 1976, he was the first US President born in a hospital.
Who was Jimmy Carter?

300

If Baby arrives on the due date, this will be his/her zodiac sign.
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  • December 23 - January 20: Capricorn
  • January 21 - February 19: Aquarius
  • February 20 - March 20: Pisces
  • March 21 - April 20: Aries
  • April 21 - May 21: Taurus
  • May 22 - June 21: Gemini
  • June 22 - July 22: Cancer
  • July 23 - August 21: Leo
  • August 22 - September 23: Virgo
  • September 24 - October 23: Libra
  • October 24 - November 22: Scorpio
  • November 23 - December 22: Sagittarius

400

Navajo newborns are considered part otherworldly and part human at birth. They become fully human when they achieve this fun developmental milestone (between 1 – 4 months).
What is laughter?

400

In this species, the mother is a vixen and the baby is a kit.
What is a fox?

400

What is The Cat in the Hat?

400

In a classic 1939 film, this southern belle declares: "Death and taxes and childbirth… There's never any convenient time for any of them!"
Who was Scarlett O’Hara?

400

This person is one of Baby's great-grandparents.
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500

In Turkey, the baby shower takes place after the baby is born. Guests rub this common baking ingredient into baby’s eyebrows and hairline to ensure a long life.
What is flour?

500

In this species, the mother is a cow and the baby is a hatchling.
What is a dinosaur, emu, or alligator?

500

What is Pat The Bunny?

500

In newborns, this bone is still cartilage and hasn’t hardened into dense bone material yet. The Latin name is patella.
What is the kneecap?

500

If Baby arrives on the due date, this will be his/her month's birthstone.
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  • January: garnet
  • February: amethyst, hyacinth, pearl
  • March: bloodstone, jasper, aquamarine
  • April: diamond, sapphire
  • May: emerald, agate
  • June: cat's eye, turquoise, agate, moonstone, pearl
  • July: turquoise, onyx, ruby
  • August: sardonyx, carnelian, moonstone, topaz peridot
  • September: chrysolite, sapphire
  • October: opal, aquamarine, pink tourmaline
  • November: topaz, pearl, citrine
  • December: bloodstone, ruby, turquoise, zircon, tanzanite, blue topaz