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
86%
YES
 
YES
14%
NO
 
NO

Male
88%
YES
 
YES
12%
NO
 
NO
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
87%
YES
 
YES
13%
NO
 
NO
AUG 4. 2015
If No why?
5,103 responded out of 8,499 polled
Female
55%
Babies need extra water
 
Babies need extra water
29%
Affect the beauty of women
 
Affect the beauty of women
16%
Mother goes to work
 
Mother goes to work

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

15-19
46%
Babies need extra water
 
Babies need extra water
42%
Affect the beauty of women
 
Affect the beauty of women
13%
Mother goes to work
 
Mother goes to work

20-24
48%
Babies need extra water
 
Babies need extra water
35%
Affect the beauty of women
 
Affect the beauty of women
16%
Mother goes to work
 
Mother goes to work

25-30
55%
Babies need extra water
 
Babies need extra water
31%
Affect the beauty of women
 
Affect the beauty of women
14%
Mother goes to work
 
Mother goes to work

31-34
52%
Babies need extra water
 
Babies need extra water
35%
Affect the beauty of women
 
Affect the beauty of women
13%
Mother goes to work
 
Mother goes to work

35+
48%
Babies need extra water
 
Babies need extra water
32%
Affect the beauty of women
 
Affect the beauty of women
20%
Mother goes to work
 
Mother goes to work
52%
Babies need extra water
 
Babies need extra water
34%
Affect the beauty of women
 
Affect the beauty of women
14%
Mother goes to work
 
Mother goes to work
AUG 4. 2015
Other reasons for not exclusive breastfeeding
640 responded out of 887 polled
breast
baby
babies
milk
food
mother
water
child
need
feeding
mothers
exclusive
months
breastfeeding
eat
will
don
children
well
can
feed
enough
six
good
affect
get
health
difficult
like
needs
grow
growth
may
makes
women
dat
breastmilk
eating
extra
nutrients
one
take
also
body
especially
foods
healthy
month
satisfied
work
AUG 4. 2015
Why do you recommend exclusive breastfeeding ?
38,361 responded out of 55,942 polled
Female
76%
Prevents children against diarrhoea
 
Prevents children against diarrhoea
15%
Improves the health of the mother an
 
Improves the health of the mother an
9%
Breastfed children grow faster
 
Breastfed children grow faster

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

15-19
68%
Prevents children against diarrhoea
 
Prevents children against diarrhoea
17%
Improves the health of the mother an
 
Improves the health of the mother an
15%
Breastfed children grow faster
 
Breastfed children grow faster

20-24
68%
Prevents children against diarrhoea
 
Prevents children against diarrhoea
21%
Improves the health of the mother an
 
Improves the health of the mother an
11%
Breastfed children grow faster
 
Breastfed children grow faster

25-30
73%
Prevents children against diarrhoea
 
Prevents children against diarrhoea
19%
Improves the health of the mother an
 
Improves the health of the mother an
8%
Breastfed children grow faster
 
Breastfed children grow faster

31-34
77%
Prevents children against diarrhoea
 
Prevents children against diarrhoea
17%
Improves the health of the mother an
 
Improves the health of the mother an
7%
Breastfed children grow faster
 
Breastfed children grow faster

35+
81%
Prevents children against diarrhoea
 
Prevents children against diarrhoea
13%
Improves the health of the mother an
 
Improves the health of the mother an
6%
Breastfed children grow faster
 
Breastfed children grow faster
73%
Prevents children against diarrhoea
 
Prevents children against diarrhoea
18%
Improves the health of the mother an
 
Improves the health of the mother an
9%
Breastfed children grow faster
 
Breastfed children grow faster
AUG 4. 2015
Other reasons for exclusive breastfeeding
1,196 responded out of 1,626 polled
child
baby
breast
children
brain
makes
grow
also
helps
mother
feeding
exclusive
health
healthy
diseases
intelligent
improves
yes
strong
system
fed
good
immune
milk
faster
help
development
others
breastfeeding
mental
make
well
protect
growth
options
sharp
develop
immunity
childhood
improve
fast
healthier
intelligence
babies
can
disease
high
increases
ok
stronger
AUG 4. 2015
How best can we encourage exclusive breastfeeding
31,207 responded out of 38,361 polled
Female
81%
More education about the importance
 
More education about the importance
13%
More time provided for maternity lea
 
More time provided for maternity lea
5%
Men should support women more to bre
 
Men should support women more to bre
1%
Paternity leave for men
 
Paternity leave for men

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

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

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

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

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

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

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