Nurses Participation in Promoting Breastfeeding
Objective: To analyze the nursing practices in the promotion of breast-feeding AM during pregnancy and childbirth. Method: The sample consisted of 50 mothers in the city of Diamond-PB. Data were collected through a demographic survey questionnaire and information about breastfeeding. Data were analyzed quantitatively using descriptive statistics. Results: mothers are aware of the importance of breastfeeding in meeting the child's needs and favoring the affective link between them; However, it was seen that the baby weaning occurred before the pediatric recommendation period; in relation to the nurse's role in promoting the PM noted that mothers received some form of guidance on breastfeeding, indicating that it is not the lack of access to information hinders the adoption of appropriate practices AM. Conclusion: we need a cultural change so that feeding the incentive stock will be achieved.
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