HEALTH
Hi, exclusive breastfeeding is the practice of giving the newborn baby ONLY breast milk for the 1st 6months of life. In Nigeria, only 17% of mothers practice exclusive breast feeding.
6 questions polled on this topic
10% response rate
64,441 responded out of 677,370 polled
Aug 4. 2015
Do you recommend exclusive breastfeeding for children from birth up to 6 months of age? a)Yes b)No
Aug 4. 2015
If No why?
Aug 4. 2015
Other reasons for not exclusive breastfeeding
Aug 4. 2015
Why do you recommend exclusive breastfeeding ?
Aug 4. 2015
Other reasons for exclusive breastfeeding
Aug 4. 2015
How best can we encourage exclusive breastfeeding

POLL RESULTS

AUG 4. 2015
Do you recommend exclusive breastfeeding for children from birth up to 6 months of age? a)Yes b)No
64,441 responded out of 677,370 polled
Female
14%
NO
 
NO
86%
YES
 
YES

Male
12%
NO
 
NO
88%
YES
 
YES
0-14
77%
yes
 
yes
23%
no
 
no

15-19
82%
yes
 
yes
18%
no
 
no

20-24
86%
yes
 
yes
14%
no
 
no

25-30
88%
yes
 
yes
12%
no
 
no

31-34
88%
yes
 
yes
12%
no
 
no

35+
90%
yes
 
yes
10%
no
 
no
13%
NO
 
NO
87%
YES
 
YES
AUG 4. 2015
If No why?
5,103 responded out of 8,499 polled
Female
16%
Mother goes to work
 
Mother goes to work
29%
Affect the beauty of women
 
Affect the beauty of women
55%
Babies need extra water
 
Babies need extra water

Male
11%
Mother goes to work
 
Mother goes to work
41%
Affect the beauty of women
 
Affect the beauty of women
47%
Babies need extra water
 
Babies need extra water
0-14
0%
mother goes to work
 
mother goes to work
15%
affect the beauty of women
 
affect the beauty of women
85%
babies need extra water
 
babies need extra water

15-19
13%
mother goes to work
 
mother goes to work
42%
affect the beauty of women
 
affect the beauty of women
46%
babies need extra water
 
babies need extra water

20-24
16%
mother goes to work
 
mother goes to work
35%
affect the beauty of women
 
affect the beauty of women
48%
babies need extra water
 
babies need extra water

25-30
14%
mother goes to work
 
mother goes to work
31%
affect the beauty of women
 
affect the beauty of women
55%
babies need extra water
 
babies need extra water

31-34
13%
mother goes to work
 
mother goes to work
35%
affect the beauty of women
 
affect the beauty of women
52%
babies need extra water
 
babies need extra water

35+
20%
mother goes to work
 
mother goes to work
32%
affect the beauty of women
 
affect the beauty of women
48%
babies need extra water
 
babies need extra water
14%
Mother goes to work
 
Mother goes to work
34%
Affect the beauty of women
 
Affect the beauty of women
52%
Babies need extra water
 
Babies need extra water
AUG 4. 2015
Other reasons for not exclusive breastfeeding
640 responded out of 887 polled
breast
water
mothers
exclusive
eat
will
nutrients
take
know
breastfeed
go
normal
case
given
cause
day
put
appear
ar
atitude
babes
form
ignorance
lead
produce
sickness
10
12months
24months
4r
4th
5days
abnormality
adam
afford
afterward
agents
already
attitude
babis
begining
cd4
cell
chewed
cost
cousine
delivery
denied
dere
destrueing
AUG 4. 2015
Why do you recommend exclusive breastfeeding ?
38,361 responded out of 55,942 polled
Female
9%
Breastfed children grow faster
 
Breastfed children grow faster
15%
Improves the health of the mother an
 
Improves the health of the mother an
76%
Prevents children against diarrhoea
 
Prevents children against diarrhoea

Male
10%
Breastfed children grow faster
 
Breastfed children grow faster
20%
Improves the health of the mother an
 
Improves the health of the mother an
70%
Prevents children against diarrhoea
 
Prevents children against diarrhoea
0-14
23%
improves the health of the mother an
 
improves the health of the mother an
57%
prevents children against diarrhoea
 
prevents children against diarrhoea
20%
breastfed children grow faster
 
breastfed children grow faster

15-19
17%
improves the health of the mother an
 
improves the health of the mother an
68%
prevents children against diarrhoea
 
prevents children against diarrhoea
15%
breastfed children grow faster
 
breastfed children grow faster

20-24
21%
improves the health of the mother an
 
improves the health of the mother an
68%
prevents children against diarrhoea
 
prevents children against diarrhoea
11%
breastfed children grow faster
 
breastfed children grow faster

25-30
19%
improves the health of the mother an
 
improves the health of the mother an
73%
prevents children against diarrhoea
 
prevents children against diarrhoea
8%
breastfed children grow faster
 
breastfed children grow faster

31-34
17%
improves the health of the mother an
 
improves the health of the mother an
77%
prevents children against diarrhoea
 
prevents children against diarrhoea
7%
breastfed children grow faster
 
breastfed children grow faster

35+
13%
improves the health of the mother an
 
improves the health of the mother an
81%
prevents children against diarrhoea
 
prevents children against diarrhoea
6%
breastfed children grow faster
 
breastfed children grow faster
9%
Breastfed children grow faster
 
Breastfed children grow faster
18%
Improves the health of the mother an
 
Improves the health of the mother an
73%
Prevents children against diarrhoea
 
Prevents children against diarrhoea
AUG 4. 2015
Other reasons for exclusive breastfeeding
1,196 responded out of 1,626 polled
breast
grow
exclusive
milk
make
options
immunity
intelligence
disease
nutrients
know
take
will
mothers
building
fight
quotient
enhance
normal
sharper
enable
form
nigeria
dm
given
go
lead
mind
news
pikin
sosai
thinking
within
abilities
achild
act
advantages
alart
antogen
attitude
banganeba
break
breatfeed
bt
btw
cancled
caused
cells
ciki
coastal
AUG 4. 2015
How best can we encourage exclusive breastfeeding
31,207 responded out of 38,361 polled
Female
1%
Paternity leave for men
 
Paternity leave for men
5%
Men should support women more to bre
 
Men should support women more to bre
13%
More time provided for maternity lea
 
More time provided for maternity lea
81%
More education about the importance
 
More education about the importance

Male
1%
Paternity leave for men
 
Paternity leave for men
7%
Men should support women more to bre
 
Men should support women more to bre
8%
More time provided for maternity lea
 
More time provided for maternity lea
84%
More education about the importance
 
More education about the importance
0-14
8%
men should support women more to bre
 
men should support women more to bre
5%
paternity leave for men
 
paternity leave for men
5%
more time provided for maternity lea
 
more time provided for maternity lea
82%
more education about the importance
 
more education about the importance

15-19
9%
men should support women more to bre
 
men should support women more to bre
2%
paternity leave for men
 
paternity leave for men
9%
more time provided for maternity lea
 
more time provided for maternity lea
80%
more education about the importance
 
more education about the importance

20-24
6%
men should support women more to bre
 
men should support women more to bre
1%
paternity leave for men
 
paternity leave for men
10%
more time provided for maternity lea
 
more time provided for maternity lea
82%
more education about the importance
 
more education about the importance

25-30
5%
men should support women more to bre
 
men should support women more to bre
1%
paternity leave for men
 
paternity leave for men
11%
more time provided for maternity lea
 
more time provided for maternity lea
83%
more education about the importance
 
more education about the importance

31-34
7%
men should support women more to bre
 
men should support women more to bre
0%
paternity leave for men
 
paternity leave for men
9%
more time provided for maternity lea
 
more time provided for maternity lea
84%
more education about the importance
 
more education about the importance

35+
6%
men should support women more to bre
 
men should support women more to bre
1%
paternity leave for men
 
paternity leave for men
10%
more time provided for maternity lea
 
more time provided for maternity lea
83%
more education about the importance
 
more education about the importance
1%
Paternity leave for men
 
Paternity leave for men
6%
Men should support women more to bre
 
Men should support women more to bre
10%
More time provided for maternity lea
 
More time provided for maternity lea
83%
More education about the importance
 
More education about the importance

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