What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding?
||My baby had difficulty nursing
|Breast milk alone did not satisfy my baby
|I thought my baby was not gaining enough weight
|My baby was sick and could not breastfeed
|My nipples were sore, cracked, or bleeding
|I thought I was not producing enough milk
|I had too many other household duties
|I felt it was the right time to stop breastfeeding
|I got sick and could not breastfeed
|I went back to work or school
|I wanted or needed someone else to feed my baby
|My baby was jaundiced (yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes)
|a (n = 564); multiple response |
*2004 Data collected under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol.Return to Question Page
- All results are weighted.
- These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from April 2004 through March 2005. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2004 through 12/31/2004.
- The number of respondents (n) is the number of women who chose the responses above.
- Percents may not add to 100.0 due to rounding.