NIH: Reasons for Earlier Than Desired Cessation of Breastfeeding

Results Approximately 60% of mothers who stopped breastfeeding did so earlier than desired. Early termination was positively associated with mothers’ concerns regarding: (1) difficulties with lactation; (2) infant nutrition and weight; (3) illness or need to take medicine; and (4) the effort associated with pumping milk. CONCLUSIONS Our findings indicate that the major reasons why […]