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Table 2 Predictors of partial breastfeeding in the first postpartum week.

From: Intrapartum epidural analgesia and breastfeeding: a prospective cohort study

  Partial breastfeeding
(compared with fully breastfeeding)
adjusted OR (95% CI)
Analgesia 1  
Non-pharmacological 1 (referent group)
Gas 1.46 (0.48, 4.45)
Pethidine 0.97 (0.34, 2.75)
Epidural 3.61 (1.57, 8.29)
General anaesthetic 9.25 (3.22, 26.59)
Parity 2  
Multiparous 1 (referent group)
Primiparous 2.59 (1.51, 4.45)
Type of birth 1  
Vaginal 1 (referent group)
Instrumental 1.82 (0.91, 3.65)
CS* no labour 4.41 (2.25, 8.64)
CS with labour 6.22 (3.15, 12.30)
Onset of labour 1  
Spontaneous 1 (referent group)
Induced 1.86 (1.07, 3.22)
No labour 3.73 (1.92, 7.24)
  1. 1adjusted for parity, 2adjusted for analgesia, *CS = Caesarean section
  2. Note: Cannot include analgesia, type of birth and onset of labour in the one model as some variables are on the causal pathway of others