Lactation Consultant Exam Prep

Category - Lactation Consultant

Which factor most likely impacts the pregnant woman’s decision to breastfeed or bottle feed?
  1. Employment status
  2. Maternal age
  3. Paternal age
  4. Gestational age

Answer: A - Many factors are considered when a pregnant woman is considering breastfeeding. Some of these factors include employment status, socioeconomic status, and lifestyle choices, among others. For example, a woman who has no paid leave time from work after a baby may elect to bottle feed because they cannot afford to stay home with the baby.

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