Table 1.

Breastfeeding Behavior

GroupBNSN
No. of breastfeeding episodesRB4.7  ± 0.6*3.3  ± 0.4
RS3.8  ± 0.72.3  ± 0.3
Total duration of episodes (min)RB55.9  ± 7.726.4  ± 2.6
RS35.3  ± 7.119.8  ± 2.6
Mean duration of episodes (min)RB12.4  ± 1.39.5  ± 1.1
RS9.4  ± 0.98.9  ± 0.3
  • Abbreviations: BN, bedsharing night; SN, solitary sleeping night; RB, routinely bedsharing; RS, routinely solitary sleeping.

  • * Table entries reflect means ±SD.