Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Summer Safety Quiz!

It’s summertime and we are feeling the heat here in California. Speaking of heat, we have some great past posts about summer safety for babies. These are especially timely as US families participate in outdoor festivities to celebrate our independence day on the 4th of July. Here is a quick quiz to check your baby summer safety IQ. Hint: check out our past posts from Summer 2011 for answers! We will post answers next time. Happy Summer and happy 4th of July holiday for those of you who have the day off!

1. Do breastfed or formula-fed babies under 6-months of age need additional water (outside of that mixed with formula powder for formula-fed babies)? Yes or No?

2. True or False. Babies under 6-months of age should be kept out of direct sun.

3. At what age is it recommended that babies start wearing sunscreen?

4. What is the minimum sunblock SPF level recommended for babies?

5. At what time of the day are UV rays the strongest?

6. True or False. Babies do not need sunscreen or to be covered when skies are overcast or cloudy.

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