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Dada, O.A., Akesode, F.A., Olanrewaju, D.M., Sule-Odu, O., Fakoya, T.A., Oluwole, F.A., Odunlami, B.V. and WHO (2002) Infant Feeding and Lacta-tional Amennorrhea in Sagamu, Nigeria. Africa Journal of Reproductive Health, 6, 39-50.
http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3583129

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  • TITLE: Comparison of Contraceptive Methods Chosen by Breastfeeding, and Non-Breastfeeding, Women at a Family Planning Clinic in Northern Nigeria

    AUTHORS: A. Mohammed-Durosinlorun, A. Abubakar, J. Adze, S. Bature, C. Mohammed, M. Taingson, A. Ojabo

    KEYWORDS: Contraceptive Methods, Breastfeeding, Northern Nigeria

    JOURNAL NAME: Health, Vol.8 No.3, February 1, 2016

    ABSTRACT: Introduction: Breast feeding may pose a further challenge to uptake of contraception by possibly restricting use of certain methods for real or perceived risks of side effects. Methodology: A retrospective study was done at the Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital, Kaduna. Available family planning clinic client cards from January 1st, 2000 to March 31st, 2014 were retrieved and information collected on demographics, reproductive and menstrual history, contraceptive choices and breast feeding status. Data were analyzed using the statistical package for social sciences (SPSS) version 15. Missing responses were stated and excluded from analysis. Chi square was used as a test of association with significance level established at p value, 0.05. Results: A total number of 5992 client cards were retrieved. All clients were female and married, and majority of clients aged between 25 - 34 years (53.1%), had either completed their secondary education or gone further (56%) and were Muslims (52.3%). Only 2924 women stated that they were currently breastfeeding (48.8%), 1828 women were not breastfeeding (30.5%) and 1240 women (20.7%) did not state their breastfeeding status. Younger and more educated women were more likely to be breastfeeding than older women and less educated ones (p