|Weighted event rates|
|Outcomes||Support||Usual care||RRR (95% CI)||NNT (CI)|
|*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article. †Based on a random effects model.|
|Any BF before 2 mo||30.7%||41.2%||26% (14 to 35)||10 (7 to 18)|
|Exclusive BF before 2 mo||51.7%||62.1%||17% (4 to 28)||10 (6 to 44)|
|Cessation at last assess-ment up to 6 months:|
|Face to face contact†||55.1%||66.5%||15% (3 to 26)||9 (5 to 53)|
|Telephone support||57.9%||59.8%||2% (-9 to 12)||Not significant|
Review: support interventions reduce cessation of breast feeding before 2 months
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