Breastfeeding Group Statistics


Our breastfeeding group started on 27th May 2011, and we've run it weekly in the children's library in Ulverston Library since then. Here are some of our statistics. The group is small but growing.


      6 month
 period  since  group started
   1st   2nd   3rd  4th 5th
 Total number of visits to the group   34  76  73  44 37
 Total number of individuals attending the group  13  22  27  23  21  parents/parents-to-be
 Of which total parents-to-be  4  6  3  3  4  parents-to-be
 Most visits by one individual  8  19  10  9  4  visits
 Average number of visits  2.5  3.5  2.5  2  2  visits
 Average number of visits for women making more than one visit  3.5  5  3.5  3.5  2.5  visits


We have a growing collection of books that we can lend out to people attending the group.

 6  month  period  
  1st 2nd  3rd 4th
 Total book and pamphlet loans  15  28  32  13  30

Overall most popular books (from most to least popular, excluding anything only borrowed once)

   Title  Author   Number of times borrowed
 1  The Food of Love: Your Formula for Successful Breastfeeding  Kate Evans  15
 2  Sleeping with your baby: A parents guide to co-sleeping  James McKenna  8
 2  Baby-Led Weaning: Helping Your Baby Love Good Food  Gill Rapley and Tracey Murkett  8
 3  Adventures in Tandem Nursing  Hilary Flower  5
 4  Simply Give Birth: A Collection of Stories  Heather Cushman-Dowdee (and friends)  5
 4  What Mothers Do (Especially when it looks like nothing)  Naomi Stadlen  4
 4  The Blossom Method: The Revolutionary Way to Communicate with your Baby from Birth
 Vivien Sabel
 4  An Introduction to Biological Nurturing: New Angles on Breastfeeding
 Suzanne Colson
 5  Diaper-Free Baby: The Natural Toilet Training Alternative  Christine Gross-Loh  3
 5  Hold Your Premie: A workbook on skin-to-skin contact for parents of premature babies  Jill Bergman  3
 5  Birth and Breastfeeding  Michel Odent
 6  Unassisted Childbirth  Laura Kaplan Shanley  2
 6  Mama is...  Heather Cushman-Dowdee  2
 6  Kiss me! How to raise your children with love  Carlos Gonzalez  2
 6 Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby's Brain   Sue Gerhardt  2

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