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Table 2 Different parameters of breastfeeding in relation to infants’ sex

From: In vivo assessment of number of milk duct orifices in lactating women and association with parameters in the mother and the infant

  Male infants (n = 55) Female infants (n = 43) p
Breastfeeding time (min) 25.9 ± 14.1 19.6 ± 9.8 0.023
Breastfeeding sessions / 24 h 7.7 ± 2.5 8.3 ± 2.6 n.s.
Mother’s fluid intake (l / 24 h) 2.4 ± 0.6 2.4 ± 0.7 n.s.
Restless infant (%) 21.8% 16.3% n.s.
Pain (%) 21.8% 32.6% n.s.