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Table 5 Source and timing of initial breastfeeding information

From: Breastfeeding in Bolivia – information and attitudes

Information Source Before birth N= On MW* N= After MW* N= Never informed N=
Any source 386 12 11 11
Health care (doctor or nurse) 250 70 27 73
Doctor 238 63 27 91
Nurse 173 84 28 135
Family 280 12 26 102
Newspapers/magazines/books 195 0 14 209
Television 303 1 28 88
Radio 262 0 20 138
Neighbor 150 2 21 247
  1. * MW = Maternity Ward