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Table 2 Breastfeeding practices since delivery

From: Do the feeding practices and nutrition status among HIV-exposed infants less than 6 months of age follow the recommended guidelines in Bomet County, Kenya?

Practice N = 118
n (%)
Has ever been breastfed since birth (N = 118)  
 Yes 107 (90.7)
 No 11 (9.3)
 Total 118 (100.0)
Initiation of breastfeeding after delivery (N = 107)  
 Less than 30 min 66 (61.7)
 From 30 min to 1 h 36 (33.6)
 More than 1 h 5 (4.7)
 Total 107 (100.0)
Gave pre-lacteals (N = 107)  
 Yes 8 (7.5)
 No 99 (92.5)
 Total 107(100.0)
Was breastfed in the last 24 h (N = 107)  
 Yes 96 (89.7)
 No 11 (10.3)
 Total 107 (100.0)
Mode of feeding in the previous 24 h  
 Exclusive breastfeeding 87 (73.7)
 Exclusive replacement feeding 17 (14.4)
 Mixed feeding 14 (11.9)
 Total 118 (100.0)
Mode of feeding since birth  
 Exclusive breastfeeding 87 (73.7)
 Exclusive replacement feeding 17 (14.4)
 Mixed feeding 14 (11.9)
 Total 118 (100.0)