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Next, Elizabeth W. Kimani Murage pointed out factors that causing poor breastfeeding in Kenya. Three methods was used to carry out this study. In-depth interviews, focus group discussion and key informant interviews was carried among giving birth women, worker with good body condition, a person having authority in the village and well educated people in the society. Based on her findings, we found that people actually conscious of the optative breastfeeding method. However, this knowledge has not been translated into practice, leading to unsatisfactory breastfeeding practices. The most prominent of these factors is livelihoods, in which women return to work shortly after delivery and work long hours, preventing them from breastfeeding in the best way. Due to a variety of challenges, women in urban poverty areas face extremely complex situations in breastfeeding, and their circumstances often lead to dangerous situation. The government need to consider the macro-level policies and interventions of the society.