The proportion of mothers who began breastfeeding after 8 hours has notably been reduced. At baseline 38% of mothers were breastfeeding after the 8th hour of the child’s birth, this practice remained steady at midterm at 37%. The majority of change has taken place since the midterm survey, with now only 21% of the women breastfeeding after the 8th hour. A significant decrease (p-value<0.05) of almost 50% can be seen from baseline to final. See Fig. B. for the differences between the baseline and final survey.
Compared to 81.4% at midterm, 90% of mothers said they gave breast milk as the first food. This is an 8.6% increase. As can be noted there has been increases in time and breast milk given as the first food, but not much change in the duration of breastfeeding. Mothers usually start out exclusively breastfeeding, but after about a