Longitudinal changes in breastfeeding patterns from 1 to 6 months of lactation.

OBJECTIVE The most common reason given for discontinuation of exclusive breastfeeding is perceived insufficient milk supply. Breastfed infants show more variation in feeding frequency than bottle-fed infants, and this may lead to a mother lacking confidence in her milk supply if the frequency of breastfeeding sessions does not match expectations based on… CONTINUE READING