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Table 3 Mothers’ planned breastfeeding duration, breastfeeding satisfaction, counseling, problems and duration, in all groups

From: Process-oriented training in breastfeeding for health professionals decreases women’s experiences of breastfeeding challenges

  IG = 145 CGA = 126 CGB = 132 IG/CGA IG/CGB CGA/CGB
Exclusive breastfeeding <3 months N = 30 m SD N = 31 m SD N = 35 m SD p value Tukey’s HSD test
Planned exclusive breastfeeding 7 5,5 0,9 12 5,3 1,1 13 5,3 1,1 0,942 0,949 1,000
Planned total breastfeeding 5 7,2 2,5 6 9,8 3,0 4 7,0 0,8 0,220 0,992 0,214
Exclusive breastfeeding <3 months N = 30 m SD N = 31 m SD N = 35 m SD p value Tukey’s HSD test
Exclusive breastfeeding 30 1,5 0,8 31 1,1 0,8 35 1,2 0,9 0,208 0,553 0,752
Total breastfeeding 27 2,6 1,8 30 3,2 3,0 30 3,2 2,5 0,639 0,646 1,000
Exclusive breastfeeding <3 months N = 30 n (%) N = 31 n (%) N = 35 n (%) p value Pearson Chi-square test
Satisfaction with the breastfeeding counseling 20 15 75 27 8 30 30 16 53 0,008**
Coherent breastfeeding counseling 20 18 90 24 10 42 28 21 75 0,002**
Perception of insufficient breast milk 20 4 20 27 15 56 30 18 60 0,01*
Pain in the breast/nipple 20 6 30 27 6 22 30 4 13 0,354
Nipple sores 20 8 40 27 13 48 30 11 37 0,671
Exclusive breastfeeding = > 3 months N = 105 m SD N = 71 m SD N = 75 m SD p value Tukey’s HSD test
Planned exclusive breastfeeding 40 5,6 1,6 30 6,9 6,5 31 5,7 0,6 0,300 0,994 0,395
Planned total breastfeeding 25 8,8 2,6 26 8,8 2,5 32 8,2 2,1 0,997 0,580 0,624
Exclusive breastfeeding = > 3 months N = 105 m SD N = 71 m SD N = 75 m SD p value Tukey’s HSD test
Exclusive breastfeeding 105 5,0 1,0 71 4,9 1,1 75 5,0 0,9 0,742 1,000 0,773
Total breastfeeding 98 7,4 2,6 64 7,8 3,6 62 7,4 3,2 0,636 0,985 0,783
Exclusive Breastfeeding = > 3 months N = 105 n (%) N = 71 n (%) N = 75 n (%) p value Pearson Chi-square test
Satisfaction with the breastfeeding counseling 73 57 78 57 47 82 66 52 79 0,812
Coherent breastfeeding counseling 67 53 79 56 43 77 63 45 71 0,581
Perception of insufficient breast milk 73 15 21 57 9 16 66 12 18 0,784
Pain in the breast/nipple 73 17 23 57 5 9 66 9 14 0,067
Nipple sores 73 25 34 57 13 23 66 28 42 0,071
  1. The intervention group (IG), Control Group A (CGA) and Control Group B (CGB). P-value: ≤0.05 = * and <0.01 **.