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Table 2 Interagency group for action on breastfeeding (Labbok & Krasovec, 1990)

From: Questioning current definitions for breastfeeding research

First level Second level Infant receives
Full breastfeeding Exclusive no other liquid or solid is given to infant
  Almost exclusive vitamins, minerals, water, juice, or ritualistic feeds given frequently in addition to breastfeeds
Partial breastfeeding High more than 80 % breastfeeds
  Medium between 20 and 80 %
  Low less than 20 %
   minimal, occasional, irregular breastfeeds