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
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
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
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
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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