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Table 2 Characteristics of children with a cleft whose mothers participated in IDIs and FGDs

From: “Mine did not breastfeed”, mothers’ experiences in breastfeeding children aged 0 to 24 months with oral clefts in Uganda

Qualitative method Child’s cleft type Child’s age group
Cleft Lip Cleft Lip and Palate Cleft Palate (with syndrome) 0–5 months 6–12 months 13–24 months
In Depth Interviews (n = 15) 6 6 3 8 4 3
Focus Group Discussion 1 (n = 5) 2 2 1 3 0 2
Focus Group Discussion 2 (n = 5) 1 3 1 2 2 1