Pattern of Breastfeeding and its impact on Post-Partum Amenorrhoea: A cross-sectional study

2007 The Internet Journal of Epidemiology  
There is a known relationship between period of breastfeeding and period of post-partum amenorrhoea (PPA). The objective of this paper was to determine the relationship between pattern of breastfeeding like full or partial, at fixed time or on demand of child, with the length of PPA in a cross-sectional study on 112 women. Median duration of PPA was observed as 5 months. Subjects were classified as PPA ≤ 5 months and PPA > 5 months. Odds ratio and its 95%CI for both full/partial and
more » ... -demand pattern of breastfeeding when determined resulted not statistically significant.
doi:10.5580/e19 fatcat:sqclkjllqbhelh46n6ft4lcv5a