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Comparison of the Quality of Breastfeeding in Postpartum Mothers Undergone Cesarean and Vaginal Delivery in Selected Military Hospitals of Tehran
Ahmadi. Y1, Sharififar. S 2, Pishgooie. SAH3, Teymori. F4, Hoseyni. MS, Yari. M1
1- Iran, Tehran, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Nursing.
2- Iran, Tehran, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, Community Health Department.
3- Iran, Tehran, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, Medical-Surgical Department.
4- Iran, Tehran, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, Pediatric Department.
Abstract:   (8918 Views)

Introduction: Regarding the advantages of breastfeeding in terms of nutritional values and immunity, saving 5.1 million children annually, it seems that related factors should be recognized in this field and mothers must be encouraged to use their own milk to feed infants.

Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate and compare the quality of breastfeeding in postpartum mother’s undergone cesarean and vaginal delivery.

Materials and Methods: In this causal-comparative study, 113 mothers and newborn infants by cesarean section and normal delivery in 2015 in Military Family Hospitals, Najmieh, Besat, Chamran and Hagar in Tehran were compared. The quality of breastfeeding was evaluated using infant breastfeeding evaluation checklist.

Results: Breastfeeding quality of women›s means and standard deviations in normal vaginal delivery and cesarean were 110.66 ± 12.36 and 114.35 ± 5.89, respectively (P=0.045).

Discussion and Conclusions: The study showed that mothers who deliver vaginally compared to caesarean have a better quality of breastfeeding. Mothers who had natural delivery were more successful at breastfeeding and higher quality of life.

Keywords: Breastfeeding Quality, Cesarean Section, Vaginal Delivery.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/06/17 | Accepted: 2016/10/8 | Published: 2017/06/21
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Y A, S S, SAH P, F T, MS H, M Y. Comparison of the Quality of Breastfeeding in Postpartum Mothers Undergone Cesarean and Vaginal Delivery in Selected Military Hospitals of Tehran. MCS. 2017; 4 (1) :70-79
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