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Table 2 Significant others a named by women in structured data collection at the end of interviews (n = 36)

From: Significant others, situations and infant feeding behaviour change processes: a serial qualitative interview study

  Self/baby Health profess-ional Partner Female network Media/ culture Male relative
     Mother Friend /colleague/ groupbmember Other female relativec   
Primips (n = 19) 14 18 13 13 12 10 6 2
Multips (n = 17) 16 12 14 9 6 7 1 0
Total (n = 36) 30 30 27 22 18 17 7 2
  1. a All relationships relative to the woman.
  2. b Parent/baby groups or online baby/parenting forums.
  3. c Excludes the woman’s own mother.