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Table 2 Means and Standard Deviations (SDs) of the Maternal Breastfeeding Evaluation Scale (MBFES)

From: Breastfeeding satisfaction post hospital discharge and associated factors – a longitudinal cohort study of mothers of preterm infants

  8 weeks after discharge 6 months after birth 12 months after birth
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
MBFES n = 369 n = 344 n = 224
Summary score 113.7 ± 19.2 111.4 ± 18.7 113.9 ± 18.6
Maternal enjoyment and role attainment 54.9 ± 10.5 54.7 ± 10.9 55.4 ± 10.1
Infant satisfaction and growth 31.4 ± 6.2 28.0 ± 5.7 29.6 ± 6.4
Lifestyle and maternal body image 27.4 ± 6.0 28.6 ± 5.6 28.9 ± 5.6