NUTRITION
Post campaign BreastMilk and No water poll
6 questions polled on this topic
3% response rate
96,349 responded out of 3,148,502 polled
Sep 3. 2019
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Sep 3. 2019
In your opinion Is breastfeeding (breast milk) enough for babies for the first six months of their lives?
Sep 3. 2019
Do you think babies in the first six months should be given something in addition to breast milk to grow healthy and strong?
Sep 3. 2019
Do you think a baby needs water during the first six months of life?
Sep 3. 2019
In your opinion babies should NOT be given water because:
Sep 3. 2019
How long should a baby be exclusively breastfed?

POLL RESULTS

SEP 3. 2019
Hey U-Reporter! during the global breastfeeding week! We received responses from over 150,000 U-Reporters including you, from 10 countries. Please take a few minutes to help us give your feedback on breastfeeding. Do you want to participate?
96,349 responded out of 3,148,502 polled
Female
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

Male
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
92%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
No
 
No

20-24
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No

25-30
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

31-34
95%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No

35+
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No
SEP 3. 2019
In your opinion Is breastfeeding (breast milk) enough for babies for the first six months of their lives?
78,739 responded out of 90,431 polled
Female
79%
Yes
 
Yes
21%
No
 
No

Male
77%
Yes
 
Yes
23%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
75%
Yes
 
Yes
25%
No
 
No

20-24
75%
Yes
 
Yes
25%
No
 
No

25-30
77%
Yes
 
Yes
23%
No
 
No

31-34
79%
Yes
 
Yes
21%
No
 
No

35+
81%
Yes
 
Yes
19%
No
 
No
78%
Yes
 
Yes
22%
No
 
No
SEP 3. 2019
Do you think babies in the first six months should be given something in addition to breast milk to grow healthy and strong?
71,181 responded out of 78,739 polled
Female
30%
Yes
 
Yes
70%
No
 
No

Male
39%
Yes
 
Yes
61%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
45%
Yes
 
Yes
55%
No
 
No

20-24
41%
Yes
 
Yes
59%
No
 
No

25-30
34%
Yes
 
Yes
66%
No
 
No

31-34
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No

35+
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No
36%
Yes
 
Yes
64%
No
 
No
SEP 3. 2019
Do you think a baby needs water during the first six months of life?
66,097 responded out of 71,181 polled
Female
28%
Yes
 
Yes
72%
No
 
No

Male
34%
Yes
 
Yes
66%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
41%
Yes
 
Yes
59%
No
 
No

20-24
37%
Yes
 
Yes
63%
No
 
No

25-30
32%
Yes
 
Yes
68%
No
 
No

31-34
27%
Yes
 
Yes
73%
No
 
No

35+
25%
Yes
 
Yes
75%
No
 
No
31%
Yes
 
Yes
69%
No
 
No
SEP 3. 2019
In your opinion babies should NOT be given water because:
56,363 responded out of 66,097 polled
Female
9%
Baby can get diarrhea infection
 
Baby can get diarrhea infection
2%
Giving water contributes to malnutri
 
Giving water contributes to malnutri
2%
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
 
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
61%
Breastmilk contains all the water a
 
Breastmilk contains all the water a
26%
All of the above
 
All of the above

Male
9%
Baby can get diarrhea infection
 
Baby can get diarrhea infection
4%
Giving water contributes to malnutri
 
Giving water contributes to malnutri
3%
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
 
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
62%
Breastmilk contains all the water a
 
Breastmilk contains all the water a
23%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0-14
0%
Baby can get diarrhea infection
 
Baby can get diarrhea infection
0%
Giving water contributes to malnutri
 
Giving water contributes to malnutri
0%
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
 
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
0%
Breastmilk contains all the water a
 
Breastmilk contains all the water a
0%
All of the above
 
All of the above

15-19
11%
Baby can get diarrhea infection
 
Baby can get diarrhea infection
5%
Giving water contributes to malnutri
 
Giving water contributes to malnutri
4%
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
 
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
63%
Breastmilk contains all the water a
 
Breastmilk contains all the water a
17%
All of the above
 
All of the above

20-24
10%
Baby can get diarrhea infection
 
Baby can get diarrhea infection
4%
Giving water contributes to malnutri
 
Giving water contributes to malnutri
3%
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
 
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
62%
Breastmilk contains all the water a
 
Breastmilk contains all the water a
22%
All of the above
 
All of the above

25-30
8%
Baby can get diarrhea infection
 
Baby can get diarrhea infection
3%
Giving water contributes to malnutri
 
Giving water contributes to malnutri
2%
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
 
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
62%
Breastmilk contains all the water a
 
Breastmilk contains all the water a
25%
All of the above
 
All of the above

31-34
9%
Baby can get diarrhea infection
 
Baby can get diarrhea infection
3%
Giving water contributes to malnutri
 
Giving water contributes to malnutri
2%
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
 
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
62%
Breastmilk contains all the water a
 
Breastmilk contains all the water a
24%
All of the above
 
All of the above

35+
11%
Baby can get diarrhea infection
 
Baby can get diarrhea infection
3%
Giving water contributes to malnutri
 
Giving water contributes to malnutri
3%
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
 
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
58%
Breastmilk contains all the water a
 
Breastmilk contains all the water a
25%
All of the above
 
All of the above
9%
Baby can get diarrhea infection
 
Baby can get diarrhea infection
3%
Giving water contributes to malnutri
 
Giving water contributes to malnutri
3%
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
 
Water doesn’t contain nourishment
61%
Breastmilk contains all the water a
 
Breastmilk contains all the water a
24%
All of the above
 
All of the above
SEP 3. 2019
How long should a baby be exclusively breastfed?
53,896 responded out of 57,860 polled
Female
2%
One month
 
One month
5%
No specific guidance
 
No specific guidance
2%
Four months
 
Four months
82%
Six months
 
Six months
9%
I dont know
 
I dont know

Male
2%
One month
 
One month
8%
No specific guidance
 
No specific guidance
2%
Four months
 
Four months
76%
Six months
 
Six months
12%
I dont know
 
I dont know
0-14
0%
One month
 
One month
0%
No specific guidance
 
No specific guidance
0%
Four months
 
Four months
0%
Six months
 
Six months
0%
I dont know
 
I dont know

15-19
4%
One month
 
One month
9%
No specific guidance
 
No specific guidance
2%
Four months
 
Four months
68%
Six months
 
Six months
16%
I dont know
 
I dont know

20-24
3%
One month
 
One month
9%
No specific guidance
 
No specific guidance
2%
Four months
 
Four months
73%
Six months
 
Six months
14%
I dont know
 
I dont know

25-30
2%
One month
 
One month
7%
No specific guidance
 
No specific guidance
2%
Four months
 
Four months
80%
Six months
 
Six months
10%
I dont know
 
I dont know

31-34
1%
One month
 
One month
6%
No specific guidance
 
No specific guidance
2%
Four months
 
Four months
82%
Six months
 
Six months
9%
I dont know
 
I dont know

35+
2%
One month
 
One month
6%
No specific guidance
 
No specific guidance
3%
Four months
 
Four months
82%
Six months
 
Six months
7%
I dont know
 
I dont know
2%
One month
 
One month
7%
No specific guidance
 
No specific guidance
2%
Four months
 
Four months
79%
Six months
 
Six months
11%
I dont know
 
I dont know

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