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Table 3 Exclusive breastfeeding practice among mothers having children aged 6–24 months from Burao town Somaliland 2019 (n = 464)

From: Exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life and its associated factors among children age 6-24 months in Burao district, Somaliland

VariableCategoryFrequencyPercentage
Squeeze and discard the first milkYes367.8
No42892.2
Reason for squeeze and throw outTo initiate milk production1644.4
Dirty25.6
Colostrum causes abdominal cramp1850
Continuing to breastfeedYes41990.3
No459.7