Table 3

 Breastfeeding outcome and potential risk events by allocated sleep condition

Bed, n = 18Side-car crib, n = 23Stand-alone cot, n = 20Bed vstand-alone cotSide-car crib v stand-alone cotBed v side-car crib
Median frequency per h (range)Mean difference (95% CI)p Value (Mann–Whitney U)Mean difference (95% CI)p Value (Mann–Whitney U)Mean difference (95% CI)p Value (Mann–Whitney U)
Attempted feeds1.3 (0.0–1.5)2.1 (0.0–9.1)0.7 (0.0–6.9)1.87 (0.63 to 3.11)0.0121.57 (0.58 to 2.57)0.0080.30 (−1.12 to 1.72)0.64
Successful feeds1.2 (0.0–6.0)1.3 (0.0–7.3)0.5 (0.0–6.6)0.90 (0.19 to 1.61)0.0030.96 (0.18 to 1.73)0.013−0.06 (−0.95 to 0.83)0.93
Feeding effort2.5 (0.0–17.5)3.4(0.0–14.3)1.3 (0.0–12.9)2.56 (0.72 to 4.41)0.0082.52 (0.87 to 4.17)0.0060.04 (−2.10 to 2.18)0.97
All potential risk0.0 (0.0–1.0)0.0 (0.0–1.2)0.0 (0.0–0.6)0.13 (0.03 to 0.23)0.1000.04 (−0.03 to 0.12)0.1960.09 (−0.03 to 0.21)0.006
Breathing risk0.0 (0.0–1.0)0.0 (0.0–0.6)0.0 (0.0–0.6)0.11 (0.01 to 0.21)0.1580.02 (−0.03 to 0.07)0.3280.09 (−0.01 to 0.19)0.027
Falling risk0.0 (0.0–0.5)0.0 (0.0–0.6)0.0 (0.0–0.0)0.02 (−0.01 to 0.06)0.8580.02 (−0.12 to 0.06)0.1660.002 (−0.05 to 0.51)0.125
Median proportional (%) duration (range)
All potential risk0.0 (0.0–13.3)0.0 (0.0–2.3)0.0 (0.0–6.0)1.03 (−0.07 to 2.12)0.145−0.05 (−0.40 to 0.30)0.1181.08 (0.06 to 2.10)0.007
Breathing risk0.0 (0.0–13.3)0.0 (0.0.–1.3)0.0 (0.0–6.0)0.92 (−0.16 to 1.99)0.130−0.12 (−0.44 to 0.21)0.3551.04 (0.05 to 2.02)0.030
Falling risk0.0 (0.0–0.5)0.0 (0.0–0.2)0.0 (0.0–0.0)0.02 (−0.02 to 0.06)0.8350.01 (−0.00 to 0.02)0.1660.01 (−0.02 to 0.05)0.125