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Table 4 Reasons to abandon exclusive breastfeeding at 2, 4 and 6 months of age

From: Actual exclusive breastfeeding rates and determinants among a cohort of children living in Gampaha district Sri Lanka: A prospective observational study

Age period Mother felt not enough breast milk Inadequate weight (growth faltering) Mother returning to work Other conditions in mother or baby
0-2 month (n = 08) 04 (50%) 02 (25.0%) 00 (0.0%) 02 (25%)
2-4 months (n = 89) 22 (24.7%) 45 (50.6%) 19 (21.3%) 03 (3.4%)
4-6 months (n = 30) 00 (0.0%) 07 (23.3%) 23 (76.7%) 00 (0.0)