What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? Check all that apply.
||My baby had difficulty nursing
|Breast milk alone did not satisfy my baby
|I thought my baby was not gaining enough weight
|My baby got 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 the baby
|My baby was jaundiced (yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes)
|(n = 461) Denominator is respondents whose new baby is alive and living with them now and had breastfed their baby after delivery, but are no longer breastfeeding. |
*2008 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 2008 through March 2009. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2008 through 12/31/2008.
- 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.