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Table 3 Infants (n(%)) having received prelacteal feeding and the main type of prelacteals given within the first three days

From: Low adherence to exclusive breastfeeding in Eastern Uganda: A community-based cross-sectional study comparing dietary recall since birth with 24-hour recall

  n (%)
Not received prelacteal feeds 312 (42.9)
Received water based drinks 378 (52.0)
   Glucose water 44 (6.1)
   Sugar water 156 (21.5)
   Water 133 (18.3)
   Salty liquid 26 (3.6)
   Other kind non-milk liquid 19 (2.6)
Received milk-based or semi-solid food 37 (5.1)
   Undiluted milk 21 (2.9)
   Diluted milk 8 (1.1)
   Porridge 6 (0.8)
   Honey 2 (0.3)