Factors associated with exclusive breastfeeding in Ibadan, Nigeria.

@article{Lawoyin2001FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with exclusive breastfeeding in Ibadan, Nigeria.},
  author={Taiwo Olubanke Lawoyin and Joshua F Olawuyi and Modupe Onayinka Onadeko},
  journal={Journal of human lactation : official journal of International Lactation Consultant Association},
  year={2001},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={321-5}
}
Although nationwide efforts to promote exclusive breastfeeding began in Nigeria in 1992, data on this type of infant feeding are still generally scarce. Current status breastfeeding data were obtained from 2794 mothers, enrolled from randomly selected infant welfare clinics in Ibadan, Nigeria, to evaluate factors that are associated with exclusive breastfeeding. The exclusive breastfeeding rate dropped from 57.4% at 1 month to 23.4% at 6 months. Using multiple regression analysis, younger age… CONTINUE READING