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Table 1 Breastfeeding exposures

From: Breastfeeding and the risk for diarrhea morbidity and mortality

Exposure Category[12] Permitted to Receive
Exclusive Breastfeeding • breast milk from mother or wet nurse or expressed breast milk
• NO other liquids or solids except vitamin drops or syrups, mineral supplements, or prescribed medicines
Predominant Breastfeeding • breast milk from mother or wet nurse or expressed breast milk
• water and water-based drinks
• NO food-based fluid with the exception of fruit juice and sugar water
• vitamin drops or syrups, mineral supplements, or prescribed medicines
Partial Breastfeeding • breast milk from mother or wet nurse or expressed breast milk
• any other liquids or non-liquids, including both milk and non-milk products
No Breastfeeding • formula and/or animal’s milk
• NO breast milk
Any Breastfeeding • breast milk from mother or wet nurse or expressed breast milk
• Includes children exclusively, predominantly, fully, and partially breastfed