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Table 2 Breastfeeding practices and timing of introduction of complementary beverages and foods in the sample (n = 189)

From: Breastfeeding practices, timing of introduction of complementary beverages and foods and weight status in infants and toddlers participants of a WIC clinic in Puerto Rico

Practices % or Median (25th, 75th percentiles)
Breastfeeding immediately after birth 63.5 %
Breastfeeding at hospital 80.0 %
Breastfeeding at least once 92.6 %
Breastfed for 3 months (non-exclusively) 69 %
Breastfed for 6 months (non-exclusively) 49 %
Exclusive breastfeeding for 3 months 30 %
Exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months 24 %
Any breastfeeding duration (months) 5.0 (2.0, 10.0)
Exclusively breastfeeding duration (months) 0 (0, 5.0)
Age of introduction of water (months) 3.0 (2.0, 6.0)
Age of introduction of formula (months) 0.1 (0, 3.0)
Age of introduction of solid foods (months) 6.0 (6.0, 8.0)
Age of introduction of juice (months) 6.0 (5.0,7.0)
Age of introduction of cow’s milk (months) 12.0 (11.0, 12.0)