Did any of these things prevent you from breast-feeding or stop you after you had started?
Check all that apply.
||I am still breast-feeding
|I didn't want to breast-feed
|I was planning to go to work or school
|I tried, but my baby didn't breast-feed very well
|My baby was not with me
|I think it's better for my baby to be bottle fed
|I was taking medicine
|I felt it was the right time to stop
|My doctor told me not to breast-feed
|(n = 1,622) |
Denominator is respondents whose new baby is alive and living with them now and who chose the responses above.
- All results are weighted.
- These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from November 1998 through October 1999. Child's dates of birth were from 8/1/98 through 8/9/99.
- 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.
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