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World breastfeeding week begins August 1 - August 7, 2018, to protect, promote and support breast feeding. How long are mothers advised to exclusively breastfeed for?
5 questions polled on this topic
8% response rate
203,084 responded out of 2,598,564 polled
Aug 1. 2018
How long are mothers advised to exclusively breastfeed for?
Aug 1. 2018
What are the benefits of breastfeeding?
Aug 1. 2018
How can work places support breastfeeding mothers
Aug 1. 2018
What hinders mothers from breastfeeding their babies?
Aug 1. 2018
How can men support their partners during breastfeeding?

POLL RESULTS

AUG 1. 2018
How long are mothers advised to exclusively breastfeed for?
203,084 responded out of 2,598,564 polled
Female
6%
6 weeks
 
6 weeks
4%
3 months
 
3 months
61%
6 months
 
6 months
29%
1 year
 
1 year

Male
6%
6 weeks
 
6 weeks
4%
3 months
 
3 months
44%
6 months
 
6 months
45%
1 year
 
1 year
0-14
11%
6 weeks
 
6 weeks
11%
3 months
 
3 months
31%
6 months
 
6 months
46%
1 year
 
1 year

15-19
7%
6 weeks
 
6 weeks
6%
3 months
 
3 months
36%
6 months
 
6 months
51%
1 year
 
1 year

20-24
6%
6 weeks
 
6 weeks
5%
3 months
 
3 months
45%
6 months
 
6 months
44%
1 year
 
1 year

25-30
6%
6 weeks
 
6 weeks
4%
3 months
 
3 months
53%
6 months
 
6 months
37%
1 year
 
1 year

31-34
7%
6 weeks
 
6 weeks
3%
3 months
 
3 months
59%
6 months
 
6 months
30%
1 year
 
1 year

35+
7%
6 weeks
 
6 weeks
3%
3 months
 
3 months
60%
6 months
 
6 months
29%
1 year
 
1 year
6%
6 weeks
 
6 weeks
4%
3 months
 
3 months
52%
6 months
 
6 months
37%
1 year
 
1 year
AUG 1. 2018
What are the benefits of breastfeeding?
175,244 responded out of 203,080 polled
Female
2%
prevents infant death
 
prevents infant death
23%
supports babies' brain development
 
supports babies' brain development
11%
protects children from diseases
 
protects children from diseases
59%
creates bond btw mother and baby
 
creates bond btw mother and baby
5%
all the above
 
all the above

Male
4%
prevents infant death
 
prevents infant death
22%
supports babies' brain development
 
supports babies' brain development
13%
protects children from diseases
 
protects children from diseases
54%
creates bond btw mother and baby
 
creates bond btw mother and baby
8%
all the above
 
all the above
0-14
14%
prevents infant death
 
prevents infant death
27%
supports babies' brain development
 
supports babies' brain development
6%
protects children from diseases
 
protects children from diseases
45%
creates bond btw mother and baby
 
creates bond btw mother and baby
8%
all the above
 
all the above

15-19
6%
prevents infant death
 
prevents infant death
32%
supports babies' brain development
 
supports babies' brain development
11%
protects children from diseases
 
protects children from diseases
44%
creates bond btw mother and baby
 
creates bond btw mother and baby
8%
all the above
 
all the above

20-24
4%
prevents infant death
 
prevents infant death
23%
supports babies' brain development
 
supports babies' brain development
11%
protects children from diseases
 
protects children from diseases
54%
creates bond btw mother and baby
 
creates bond btw mother and baby
8%
all the above
 
all the above

25-30
2%
prevents infant death
 
prevents infant death
22%
supports babies' brain development
 
supports babies' brain development
10%
protects children from diseases
 
protects children from diseases
60%
creates bond btw mother and baby
 
creates bond btw mother and baby
6%
all the above
 
all the above

31-34
2%
prevents infant death
 
prevents infant death
20%
supports babies' brain development
 
supports babies' brain development
14%
protects children from diseases
 
protects children from diseases
58%
creates bond btw mother and baby
 
creates bond btw mother and baby
5%
all the above
 
all the above

35+
3%
prevents infant death
 
prevents infant death
16%
supports babies' brain development
 
supports babies' brain development
16%
protects children from diseases
 
protects children from diseases
57%
creates bond btw mother and baby
 
creates bond btw mother and baby
7%
all the above
 
all the above
3%
prevents infant death
 
prevents infant death
22%
supports babies' brain development
 
supports babies' brain development
12%
protects children from diseases
 
protects children from diseases
57%
creates bond btw mother and baby
 
creates bond btw mother and baby
7%
all the above
 
all the above
AUG 1. 2018
How can work places support breastfeeding mothers
151,101 responded out of 175,244 polled
Female
18%
Having a breastfeeding room
 
Having a breastfeeding room
23%
Paid maternity leave
 
Paid maternity leave
4%
Paid paternity leave
 
Paid paternity leave
24%
Flexible work hours
 
Flexible work hours
31%
All of the above
 
All of the above

Male
19%
Having a breastfeeding room
 
Having a breastfeeding room
20%
Paid maternity leave
 
Paid maternity leave
6%
Paid paternity leave
 
Paid paternity leave
21%
Flexible work hours
 
Flexible work hours
33%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0-14
28%
Having a breastfeeding room
 
Having a breastfeeding room
15%
Paid maternity leave
 
Paid maternity leave
13%
Paid paternity leave
 
Paid paternity leave
16%
Flexible work hours
 
Flexible work hours
28%
All of the above
 
All of the above

15-19
23%
Having a breastfeeding room
 
Having a breastfeeding room
23%
Paid maternity leave
 
Paid maternity leave
7%
Paid paternity leave
 
Paid paternity leave
22%
Flexible work hours
 
Flexible work hours
25%
All of the above
 
All of the above

20-24
19%
Having a breastfeeding room
 
Having a breastfeeding room
21%
Paid maternity leave
 
Paid maternity leave
6%
Paid paternity leave
 
Paid paternity leave
22%
Flexible work hours
 
Flexible work hours
33%
All of the above
 
All of the above

25-30
17%
Having a breastfeeding room
 
Having a breastfeeding room
22%
Paid maternity leave
 
Paid maternity leave
4%
Paid paternity leave
 
Paid paternity leave
24%
Flexible work hours
 
Flexible work hours
34%
All of the above
 
All of the above

31-34
18%
Having a breastfeeding room
 
Having a breastfeeding room
21%
Paid maternity leave
 
Paid maternity leave
5%
Paid paternity leave
 
Paid paternity leave
22%
Flexible work hours
 
Flexible work hours
34%
All of the above
 
All of the above

35+
20%
Having a breastfeeding room
 
Having a breastfeeding room
19%
Paid maternity leave
 
Paid maternity leave
6%
Paid paternity leave
 
Paid paternity leave
22%
Flexible work hours
 
Flexible work hours
33%
All of the above
 
All of the above
18%
Having a breastfeeding room
 
Having a breastfeeding room
21%
Paid maternity leave
 
Paid maternity leave
5%
Paid paternity leave
 
Paid paternity leave
22%
Flexible work hours
 
Flexible work hours
33%
All of the above
 
All of the above
AUG 1. 2018
What hinders mothers from breastfeeding their babies?
110,904 responded out of 151,101 polled
work
breast
lack
mother
sickness
rashin
mothers
time
hiv
disease
breastfeeding
don
food
diseases
health
cancer
want
milk
death
babies
baby
da
ignorance
good
nono
fall
feeding
working
can
illness
prevent
know
child
nothing
busy
like
abinci
nature
will
aids
lafiya
due
fear
breastfeed
etc
job
dont
poverty
schedule
stress
AUG 1. 2018
How can men support their partners during breastfeeding?
95,669 responded out of 110,904 polled
food
providing
helping
house
mother
good
chores
help
da
provide
support
baby
work
breastfeeding
care
breast
abinci
feeding
diet
enough
giving
milk
can
necessary
wife
partners
mai
home
well
domestic
men
ta
needs
time
adequate
provision
mothers
partner
need
encouraging
will
wives
basu
balance
making
feed
sure
assisting
jiki
make

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