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Table 5 Relationship between birth order and exclusive breastfeeding up to 6 months

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

Birth order Number exclusively breastfed up to six months Exclusive breastfeeding rate
1st baby (n = 120) 84 70.0%
2nd baby (n = 106) 78 73.6%
After 2nd baby (n = 60) 40 66.6%