TITLE

Relationship between prenatal attachment and duration of exclusive breast feeding in primiparous women

AUTHOR(S)
Tafazoli, M.; Muntakhabasadi, M.; Aminyazdi, S. A.; Shakeri, M. T.
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine;Jun2014 Supplement, Vol. 12, p125
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
Introduction: Breastfed is complete and ideal food for infants during infancy. Maximize the benefits of breastfeeding can be achieved when the infant is exclusively breastfed. Several factors affect on ability and willingness of women on exclusively breastfeeding performance. Despite promotional programs, in our countries rates of exclusive breastfeeding in the last few years has been downward. Thus, this study was conducted. Materials and Methods: This was a descriptive-correlational study which was conducted on 100 primiparous women who referred to selected health centers in Mashhad. Data were collected by maternal-fetal attachment questionnaire, infant feeding daily record form and demographic, pregnancy and postpartum questionnaires. This method is that primiparous with gestational age 35-41 weeks were completed Cranly attachment questionnaire and infant feeding daily record form during 8 weeks after childbirth provided them until completed during postpartum period. Finally In the 4 and 8 weeks after childbirth, forms have been collected and data were analyzed. Software SPSS v. 16, was used for data statistical analysis. Results: This study showed that there is a direct and significant statistical relationship between maternal-fetal attachment and duration of exclusive breast feeding during 4 and 8 weeks after childbirth. This means that the mother - fetus attachment is greater the duration of exclusive breast feeding during the first 8 weeks after birth is also higher. Conclusion: According to the results of this study, maternal-fetal attachment is an important factor affecting the exclusive breast feeding. It is recommended that the mother's mental health programs and training courses to promote exclusive breast feeding should be considered.
ACCESSION #
96841799

 

Related Articles

  • When he says no to nursing. Clifford, Catherine // Redbook;Sep98, Vol. 191 Issue 5, p54 

    Reveals the results of an analysis of the influence of men on how long women breast-feed.

  • Do a little dance, make a little love. Or not.  // Eastern Door;7/26/2013, Vol. 22 Issue 29, p19 

    The article provides two questions related to sexual problem in a husband and a girl giving birth to a baby who had a break up with his boyfriend.

  • I'm 52 and STILL feed my 6-year-old! GORMAN, ALICE // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);6/1/2015, p36 

    The article focuses on Aussie mother and pregnancy belly dancing teacher Maha Al Musa who, at age 52, still breastfeeds her school age daughter, Aminah. It describes Al Musa's belief on the health benefits of breastfeeding and her advocacy of breastfeeding. It also mentions her relationship with...

  • relationship q&a. Gordon, Amanda // Good Medicine (Australian Consolidated Press);Jan2006, p18 

    The article presents questions and answers related to man-woman relationships. One person asks about the way her boyfriend treats her. Another asks about her problem of always arguing with her partner. It offers information on the number of years a woman can regain her libido after the birth of...

  • THE EBONY ADVISOR.  // Ebony;Dec1987, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p18A 

    The article presents several questions and answers including one on the fear of childbirth, another on how to make a male African American to be aware and interested in his own roots and another seeking advice regarding the former girlfriend of her boyfriend who keeps calling him.

  • And Baby Makes...Everything Different. Kaplan, Cynthia // Organic Style;Dec2004/Jan2005, Vol. 4 Issue 10, p83 

    Presents an article on losing interest in sex after giving birth. Factors that led to the diversion of attention from the husband; Impact of giving birth on sex drive.

  • The newest pregnancy trends: Are they Dos or Don'ts?  // Glamour;Mar2008, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p198 

    The article focuses on popular culture pregnancy trends. Particular attention is given to whether or not "Glamour" magazine readers believe these trends are a do or a don't. Featured trends include taking a “babymoon,” the constant debate between breast feeding and a bottle,...

  • RESTORING THE MOTHER AND BABY CONTINUUM. Kroeger, Mary // GENESIS;Summer2003, Issue 3, p5 

    Discusses changes in childbirth and infant feeding patterns in the U.S. Western model of obstetrical care; Demands of the consumer activists for natural childbirth; Normal childbirth classes and breastfeeding classes for women.

  • ONE ON ONE: The Editor's Perspective. Abe, Donyale // International Journal of Childbirth Education;Mar2008, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p2 

    The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Deanna Broxton on Deanna's birth story and another one by Hila J. Spear on birth and breastfeeding are normal but not necessarily easy.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics