Preconception care can help prevent the number of babies born prematurely, true or false?

True. Providing health education, optimizing nutrition, and managing risk factors can be effective ways of ensuring a healthy outcome for a woman and her future baby. Therefore teaching women about the risks could be a successful intervention. 


Skin-to-skin contact of an infant on the mother’s chest in an upright position, is known as which of the following, and is an approach used to care for a premature infant?

a. kangaroo mother care

b. Incubator mother care

c. Skin-to-skin mother care

Kangaroo mother care engages mothers as the main providers of the biological (warmth and food) and psycho-emotional (skin-to-skin contact, bonding and comfort) needs of their newborn.
This was first developed over three decades ago as an alternative to incubator care. More attention has recently focused on scaling up this practice.


The following are the most common symptoms of a premature baby

a. Small size. Premature babies often weigh less than 5 pounds, 8 ounces.

b. Thin, shiny, pink, or red skin. You may be able to see veins through the skin.

c.Little body fat

d. Little scalp hair. But the baby may have lots of soft body hair (lanugo)

e. Weak cry

  • All of the above
  • Small size. Premature babies often weigh less than 5 pounds, 8 ounces.
  • Thin, shiny, pink, or red skin. You may be able to see veins through the skin.
  • Little body fat
  • Little scalp hair. But the baby may have lots of soft body hair (lanugo)
  • Weak cry

What is the current Breastfeeding rate?



What are the key nutrients for brain development?

1. Iron, Taurine, Choline, DHA


Nearly half of all premature births occur for no apparent reason. True or False?


According to the March of Dimes, nearly 50 percent of premature births can't be explained. In the words of Charles Lockwood, MD, chair of obstetrics and gynecology at the Yale University School of Medicine, "Rates of premature delivery are high even among women who do everything just right."


Improvements in prenatal care have made premature births less common than they used to be. True of False? 


More women are getting prenatal care than ever before, but the problem of premature births is only worsening. According to the March of Dimes, the odds that a baby will be born too early grew nearly 35 percent between 1981 and 2007.


What is recommended immediately after birth, up to 1 hour of a healthy newborn?

Skin to skin, initial breastfeeding


Which of the following steps is LEAST likely to lower a woman's risk of delivering prematurely? 

a. Long periods of bed rest

b. Maintaining a healthy weight

c. Avoiding cigarettes

d. Getting regular prenatal care

Long periods of bed rest

According to Siobhan Dolan, MD, assistant medical director for the March of Dimes, there's no evidence that long periods of bed rest can help prevent premature delivery. In contrast, women who maintain a healthy weight, avoid cigarettes, and get good prenatal care are definitely stacking the odds in their favor.


What was the Rate of Preterm births in Nigeria as at 2010?

773,600 in Nigeria


Which of the following raises the risk of premature delivery? 

a. Maternal diseases such as high blood pressure and diabetes

b. Multiple fetuses (twins, triplets, etc.)

c. History of premature birth

d. All of the above

All of the above

By checking your medical history, your doctor can determine whether you've had multiple pregnancies or other conditions that could raise your risk of delivering prematurely. Women at high risk for premature delivery should also see a doctor frequently throughout the pregnancy.


Which of this is the highest cause of newborn deaths in Nigeria?

 A. Congenital                      

B. Infection                      

C. preterm                      

D. Asphyxia

C. Preterm. Followed by Asphyxia which is common in preterms.


What option would you recommend to a mother who's baby is 9months?

a. Milk A: 0-6 months

b. Milk B:0-12months

c. Milk C: 1-3 years

d. Milk D: 6-12months

e. None of the above

d. Milk D:6-12 months


Which of these is best alternative for a baby when breastfeeding/breastmilk is not available?

a. Pap

b. Formula with high protein content

c. Adult milk

d. Formula with low protein

d. All of the above

D. Formula with low protein content


All these are immuno-protective nutrients except?

A. Zinc

B. Selenium

C. Vit D

D. Vit A

C. Vit D


What is the required volume/quantity of Milk per day for a child 6 months and above? 



A baby was born weighing 3kg, what is the required weight of the child at 1 year considered to be normal for age?



Too much protein intake in early infancy can predispose a child to all but one?

a. Obesity

b. diabetes

c. Weight loss

d. kidney failure

C. Weight Loss


What is the probiotics strain in Nestle NAN 1

a. B. Lactis

b. B. Longum

c. L. Rhamnosus

d. Both b and c

A. B. Lactis



 What are probiotics

A. Good live bacteria

B. Bad bacteria

C. Both good and bad

A. Good live Bacteria


Mention the 2 strains of probiotics  in NAN 2/3

Bifidobacteria Longum

Lactobacilius Rhamnosus


What are the Bifidogenic Factors in NAN that promotes growth of good bacteria

Low Protein

High Lactose

Low Phosphate

Alpha-Lactalbumin rich whey


List the 4 insulinogenic amino acids

Valine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Threonine


What is the protein Quantity and Quality in NAN 1

1.2g/100ml and 70% whey:30% casein


Too much protein intake in early infancy increases the release of one of the following

a. tryptophan

b. Insulin

c. Amino Acid

d. Brain development

B. Insulin

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