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Mohammad Beygi A, Mohammad Salehy N, Bayati A. The Pattern of Exclusive Breast Feeding in Referred Neonatal to Health Centers of Arak. jour guilan uni med sci. 2009; 18 (70) :17-25
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Arak University of Medical Sciences
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Abstract Introduction: Access to exclusive Breast feeding up to 75% is one of the objectives to healthy people until 2010, Breast feeding advised as the best milk for suckling neonatal and there were expanded documents about protective effects of Breast feeding against different diseases. Objective: Determination of pattern of exclusive breast feeding and its associated factors in Arak. Materials and Methods: An analytical cross sectional study conducted on 352 mothers that have 6-12 month suckling neonatal. Data collection fulfilled by structured questionnaire and interview. The prevalence of exclusive Breast feeding calculated and association between dependent and independent variables analyzed by t-test, chi square and regression statistical tests in univariate and multivariate methods. Results: Prevalence of exclusive breast feeding was 41.5%. nonuse and the most important factors of exclusive breast feeding indicated of solution of sugar and water, and mammalia nipple nonuse, breastfed base of neonatal appeal, wanted pregnancy, vaginal labor and multi parity identified as the related factors in exclusive breast feeding (P<0.05). There was not any significant relationship with family income, use of colostrum, age, job, education and breastfed education during pregnancy period in mothers (P>0.05). Conclusion: So initiation of Breast feeding after labor and of mothers with unwanted pregnancy and cesarean delivery advice. Also educational programs about disadvantage of solution of sugar and water and Mammalia nipple in pregnancy period and after discharge may be useful in exclusive breast feeding.
Keywords: Breast feeding, Infant
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/11/20 | Accepted: 2013/11/20 | Published: 2013/11/20

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