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Table 3 Reasons for choosing breastfeeding*

From: Constraints to exclusive breastfeeding practice among breastfeeding mothers in Southwest Nigeria: implications for scaling up

Variable N %
Social norm as a mother 119 99
Helping baby to grow in a normal pattern 132 66
Providing baby with natural immunity 111 56
Is a form of child spacing 68 34
Easy and comfortable 19 10
Returned body to normal 3 2
  1. *Women could give more than one reason