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Influence of the Supportive Program on the Exclusive Feeding of Neonates with Mothers Milk
Maliheh Hasani-Tayyebi , Sima Kermanshahi
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Background & Objectives: Breastfeeding is the healthiest and the most natural kind of nutrition for infants. Since most of the mothers have little information about exclusive breastfeeding, appropriate support could play a significant role in promotion of mothers' knowledge and thus increase the rate of exclusive breastfeeding. So, present study aimed to determine the effect of supportive program on exclusive breast-feeding over.

Methods: This quasi-experimental study was performed by emotional support, education and follow-up over 63 nulliparous women in two groups of control (n=33) and case (n=30) which had been selected by conensus method. Data gathered using demographic information questionnaire and check list of neonates exclusive breast feeding, which filled by mothers in the period of one month after delivery. Data were analyzed by descriptive-analytical statistical tests in SPSS v.16.

Results: Based on the results, exclusive breastfeeding’s rate were 56.7% in treatment group and 27.3% in control group which was statistically significant (p=0.018). Also, there were statistically significant difference in the consumption of solution of sugar and water and herbal medicines in the two groups by chi-square (p=0.007). But there was no significant difference about consumption of milk powder (p=0.455).

Conclusion: The results indicated that a protective program can be effective in the enhancement of exclusive breastfeeding, so it should be more emphasis on present protective programs in healthcare and medical services centers.

Keywords: Supportive Program, Exclusive Breast Feeding, Neonate

Keywords: Supportive Program, Exclusive Breast Feeding, Neonate
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Type of Study: article | Subject: nursing
Received: 2014/08/9 | Accepted: 2014/08/9 | Published: 2014/08/9
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Hasani-Tayyebi M, Kermanshahi S. Influence of the Supportive Program on the Exclusive Feeding of Neonates with Mothers Milk. JHC. 2013; 15 (4) :9-17
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