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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

Reasons Mothers Cited for Stopping Breastfeeding

  No Yes
   # % # %
Baby not Gaining Enough Weight 362 90.3 36 9.7
Baby Became Jaundiced 368 92.6 30 7.4
Became Sick and Could not 368 92.4 30 7.6
Too Many Other Household Duties 415 87.8 56 12.2
Felt it was Right Time 358 89.8 40 10.2
Nipples Sore, Cracked, or Bleeding 324 79.4 74 20.6
Went Back to Work or School 309 77.9 89 22.1
Too Hard, Painful, or Time Consuming 302 75.4 96 24.1
Breast Milk Alone did not Satisfy Baby 273 68.3 124 31.7
Baby had Difficulty Nursing 332 69.4 139 30.6
Not Producing Enough Milk 221 58.4 176 41.6
Unspecified Reason 303 75.7 95 24.3

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