NUTRITION
Breastmilk alone is the best food and drink for an infant for the first 6 months of life.
4 questions polled on this topic
79% response rate
18,636 responded out of 23,483 polled
Aug 8. 2018
What is the recommended period for exclusive breastfeeding (i.e giving a baby only breastmilk)?
Aug 8. 2018
What do you think are the benefits of breastfeeding?
Aug 8. 2018
What do you think stops mothers from breastfeeding their babies exclusively for first 6 months?
Aug 8. 2018
How can men can support their partners during breastfeeding better?

POLL RESULTS

AUG 8. 2018
What is the recommended period for exclusive breastfeeding (i.e giving a baby only breastmilk)?
18,636 responded out of 23,483 polled
Female
4%
Four Months
 
Four Months
92%
Six Months
 
Six Months
4%
Three Months
 
Three Months

Male
6%
Four Months
 
Four Months
89%
Six Months
 
Six Months
5%
Three Months
 
Three Months
0-14
0%
four months
 
four months
78%
six months
 
six months
22%
three months
 
three months

15-19
7%
four months
 
four months
87%
six months
 
six months
6%
three months
 
three months

20-24
5%
four months
 
four months
90%
six months
 
six months
5%
three months
 
three months

25-30
5%
four months
 
four months
92%
six months
 
six months
4%
three months
 
three months

31-34
7%
four months
 
four months
89%
six months
 
six months
4%
three months
 
three months

35+
5%
four months
 
four months
91%
six months
 
six months
4%
three months
 
three months
6%
Four Months
 
Four Months
90%
Six Months
 
Six Months
5%
Three Months
 
Three Months
AUG 8. 2018
What do you think are the benefits of breastfeeding?
19,982 responded out of 21,604 polled
Female
2%
Contributes to preventing infant dea
 
Contributes to preventing infant dea
44%
Supports brain development
 
Supports brain development
13%
Protects from diseases
 
Protects from diseases
3%
Strengthens bond btn mother & baby
 
Strengthens bond btn mother & baby
37%
All
 
All

Male
4%
Contributes to preventing infant dea
 
Contributes to preventing infant dea
41%
Supports brain development
 
Supports brain development
14%
Protects from diseases
 
Protects from diseases
3%
Strengthens bond btn mother & baby
 
Strengthens bond btn mother & baby
38%
All
 
All
0-14
11%
contributes to preventing infant dea
 
contributes to preventing infant dea
44%
supports brain development
 
supports brain development
11%
protects from diseases
 
protects from diseases
0%
strengthens bond btn mother & baby
 
strengthens bond btn mother & baby
33%
all
 
all

15-19
4%
contributes to preventing infant dea
 
contributes to preventing infant dea
46%
supports brain development
 
supports brain development
16%
protects from diseases
 
protects from diseases
5%
strengthens bond btn mother & baby
 
strengthens bond btn mother & baby
30%
all
 
all

20-24
3%
contributes to preventing infant dea
 
contributes to preventing infant dea
43%
supports brain development
 
supports brain development
13%
protects from diseases
 
protects from diseases
3%
strengthens bond btn mother & baby
 
strengthens bond btn mother & baby
38%
all
 
all

25-30
3%
contributes to preventing infant dea
 
contributes to preventing infant dea
42%
supports brain development
 
supports brain development
15%
protects from diseases
 
protects from diseases
2%
strengthens bond btn mother & baby
 
strengthens bond btn mother & baby
39%
all
 
all

31-34
4%
contributes to preventing infant dea
 
contributes to preventing infant dea
40%
supports brain development
 
supports brain development
15%
protects from diseases
 
protects from diseases
3%
strengthens bond btn mother & baby
 
strengthens bond btn mother & baby
38%
all
 
all

35+
5%
contributes to preventing infant dea
 
contributes to preventing infant dea
35%
supports brain development
 
supports brain development
15%
protects from diseases
 
protects from diseases
3%
strengthens bond btn mother & baby
 
strengthens bond btn mother & baby
42%
all
 
all
3%
Contributes to preventing infant dea
 
Contributes to preventing infant dea
42%
Supports brain development
 
Supports brain development
14%
Protects from diseases
 
Protects from diseases
3%
Strengthens bond btn mother & baby
 
Strengthens bond btn mother & baby
38%
All
 
All
AUG 8. 2018
What do you think stops mothers from breastfeeding their babies exclusively for first 6 months?
15,412 responded out of 19,982 polled
ya
na
mama
kwa
wa
mtoto
maziwa
ni
watoto
elimu
wao
kazi
magonjwa
kuwa
wengi
wengine
kama
za
miezi
yao
lishe
maisha
kunyonyesha
pia
ukimwi
sababu
au
muda
sita
afya
ukosefu
kukosa
kutosha
majukumu
kutokana
chakula
bora
akina
juu
sana
miez
kina
duni
hali
mda
kumnyonyesha
huwa
tu
pekee
kwanza
AUG 8. 2018
How can men can support their partners during breastfeeding better?
13,288 responded out of 15,412 polled
mama
na
kwa
mtoto
ya
maziwa
wa
bora
baba
ili
kumsaidia
kumpa
chakula
lishe
vyakula
kumpatia
anaweza
kazi
kuwa
kumnyonyesha
apate
kutosha
pia
cha
ndio
kama
ni
za
muda
kunyonyesha
kuhakikisha
afya
awe
anatakiwa
mda
anapata
mahitaji
aweze
wakati
karibu
katika
kupata
vyenye
unyonyeshaji
kipindi
vya
muhimu
mara
miezi
majukumu

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