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Journal:   INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS   SEPTEMBER 2015 , Volume 3 , Number 1-5 (21); Page(s) 889 To 896.
 
Paper: 

FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH BREASTFEEDING IN THE FIRST HOUR AFTER BIRTH, IN BABY FRIENDLY HOSPITALS, SHIRAZ-IRAN

 
 
Author(s):  HAGHIGHI MAHNAZ*, TAHERI ENSIYEH
 
* MEDICAL SCIENCES SCHOOL, KAZERUN BRANCH, ISLAMIC AZAD UNIVERSITY, KAZERUN, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Introduction: Clinical policies of “10 steps of breastfeeding” proposed by World Health Organization (WHO) can promote breastfeeding. The goal of this study was to evaluate breastfeeding in the first hour after birth and factors affecting on, in Shiraz baby friendly hospitals. Materials and Methods In this cross-sectional study, the data is related to mothers and infants referring to two baby friendly hospitals in Shiraz-Southwest of Iran. The data were selected through convenience sampling method by interview, questionnaires and reviewing of medical records. The collected data was analyzed using SPSS 13 software.
Results In this study 257 mothers and infants were studied. Most of the mothers were breastfeeding (94%); 63.8% of the infants had started breastfeeding an hour post delivery. 79% of the infants had been given to their mothers post delivery. 68.9% of mothers given birth in public hospitals, 75.5 % of mothers having gestational age greater than 37 weeks, 60.1% of infants weighing more than 2,500 grams. 88% of mothers with vaginal delivery and all of these mothers had started breastfeeding in the first hour after birth. Conclusion Breastfeeding in the first hour after birth has been associated with mother's educational level, gestational age greater than 37 weeks, previous history of breastfeeding, vaginal delivery, infant weighing more than 2,500 grams, lack of infant disease, lack of hospitalization in NICU, rooming in, lack of prelacteal feeding to newborns and delivery in public hospitals.

 
Keyword(s): AFFECTING FACTORS, BABY FRIENDLY HOSPITAL, BREASTFEEDING, INITIATION
 
 
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HAGHIGHI, M., & TAHERI, E. (2015). FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH BREASTFEEDING IN THE FIRST HOUR AFTER BIRTH, IN BABY FRIENDLY HOSPITALS, SHIRAZ-IRAN. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, 3(1-5 (21)), 889-896. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=458327



Vancouver: Copy

HAGHIGHI MAHNAZ, TAHERI ENSIYEH. FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH BREASTFEEDING IN THE FIRST HOUR AFTER BIRTH, IN BABY FRIENDLY HOSPITALS, SHIRAZ-IRAN. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS. 2015 [cited 2021December01];3(1-5 (21)):889-896. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=458327



IEEE: Copy

HAGHIGHI, M., TAHERI, E., 2015. FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH BREASTFEEDING IN THE FIRST HOUR AFTER BIRTH, IN BABY FRIENDLY HOSPITALS, SHIRAZ-IRAN. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, [online] 3(1-5 (21)), pp.889-896. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=458327.



 
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