Questions for Working Women
(BREASTFEEDING PROMOTION NETWORK OF INDIA, MAHARASHTRA)
Educational level _____________________
Suburb of Mumbai/Navi Mumbai to which you belong
Working hours including travel ______
Married for ___ years/Unmarried
Number and ages of children ________________________________________
Live in a nuclear/Joint family (tick one)
Mother tongue _______________
1) Did you ever give a special
thought to breastfeeding?
a) Yes b) never c) I treat is as a natural process.
2) Was breastfeeding ever discussed with you?
a) Never b) by my obstetrician c) by my pediatrician
d) By a relative e) by a friend
3) What is your opinion about the importance
of breastfeeding an infant (baby)?
a) It is 'must do'! b) Very important but replaceable
c) Unimportant d) avoidable
4) What is your opinion on top feeding (animal
or powder milk)? (tick one or more)
a) Should necessarily be given early b)should
be started late (after 6 - 7 months)
c) Will not cause any problems for the baby
d) May cause some problem(s).
5) What is your opinion about bottle-feeding?
(tick one or more)
a) It is a must b) should not be given c) may
be given d) convenient
e) Time - consuming f) can cause problem(s)
g) is very safe.
6) What is your opinion about top milk? (tick
one or more)
a) Milk powder is convenient b) Liquid animal
milk is convenient
c) Milk powder is expensive d) Liquid milk is
e) Milk powder can cause problem(s) f) Liquid
milk can cause problems.
7) Who takes the decision regarding feeding
your baby in your family?
a) You b) Your spouse c) Your mother
d) Your mother-in-law e) The maid
How long do you think should an infant be fed
'only breastmilk' (exclusive breastfeeding)?
a) 2 months b) 3 months c) 4 months d) 6 months
e) 9 months