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Table 4 Multiple regression analyses on the dependent variable of milk amount on day 4 after delivery (72–96 hours post partum) in the mothers and babies staying together during the first 2 hours after birth: Skin-to-skin group (Group I) and Mother's arms group (Group II)

From: Early lactation performance in primiparous and multiparous women in relation to different maternity home practices. A randomised trial in St. Petersburg

  Primiparas (n = 35; R2 = 0.48) Multiparas (n = 35; R2 = 0.30)
  b coefficient std. error p - value b coefficient std. error p - value
Swaddling/clothes* 20.756 28.902 0.48 8.224 40.297 0.84
Skin-to-skin or not* -36.466 31.898 0.26 19.181 41.582 0.65
Early suckling or not* 98.007 35.327 0.0097 123.641 43.332 0.0080
Nr of breastfeeds on day 3 20.591 7.636 0.0117 14.356 9.551 0.14
Marked engorgement on day 3* 70.749 29.377 0.0229 35.659 44.017 0.42
Feeling low/blue on day 3* -79.356 38.339 0.0478 -71.234 85.626 0.41
  1. *dichotomized variable