Table 2

Infant feeding practices

Feeding practices

n

%

95% CI


Initiated breastfeedinga

345

92.5

89.8, 95.2

Feeding method at discharge

Fully breastfed

111

29.8

25.2, 34.4

(Exclusively breastfed since birth)

(39)

(10.5)

(7.4, 13.6)

Partially breastfed

205

55.0

50.0, 60.0

Fully formula fed

57

15.3

11.6, 19.0

Received prelacteal feed

305

81.8

77.0, 85.0


a Includes those infants who were ever breastfed on at least one occasion

Dashti et al. International Breastfeeding Journal 2010 5:7   doi:10.1186/1746-4358-5-7

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