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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

Reasons Mothers Cited for Stopping Breastfeeding

  No Yes
  # % # %
Baby not Gaining Enough Weight 348 87.0 46 13.0
Too Many Other Household Duties 337 83.6 57 16.4
Felt it was Right Time 353 89.2 41 10.8
Became Sick and Could not 368 92.5 26 7.5
Baby Became Jaundiced 365 91.7 29 8.3
Baby had Difficulty Latching 286 73.0 108 27.0
Thought not Producing Enough Milk 208 53.8 185 46.2
Breast Milk Alone Didn't Satisfy my Baby 275 65.3 119 34.7
Sore Nipples 299 73.5 95 26.5
Went Back to Work or School 318 79.9 76 20.1
It Was too Hard of Painful 290 73.8 104 26.2
Other Unspecified Reasons 293 81.5 101 18.5

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