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Journal of The Korean Society of Maternal and Child Health 2012;16(1):44-55.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21896/jksmch.2012.16.1.44    Published online January 31, 2012.
Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates of Breastfeeding-Willing Mothers and Its Influencing Factors by the 1st, 3rd, and 6th Month of Postpartum
이선옥1, 나성순2, 박경연3
1신라대학교
2통곡모유수유크리닉
3신라대
모유수유 의도 어머니의 산후 1, 3, 6개월의 완전모유수유율과 영향요인
이선옥1, 나성순2, 박경연3
1신라대학교
2통곡모유수유크리닉
3신라대
Abstract
Objectives
The purpose of this study was to identify exclusive breastfeeding rates and factors which influence exclusive breastfeeding by postpartum periods among breastfeeding-willing mothers.
Methods
The respondents were 191 mothers. Data were collected from June 1, 2010 to January 28, 2011 in a metropolitan city. Data were analyzed using the SPSS 19.0 program and included descriptive statistics, chi-square test, correlation, and logistic regression.
Results
The major findings of this study were; Significant influencing factors on the exclusive breastfeeding at postpartum 1 month were planned pregnancy, support of rearing, insufficient amount of breast milk, problem of nipple, pregnancy, and concerned about undernourishment of breast milk. Predictors of exclusive breast feeding by postpartum 3 months were planned pregnancy, insufficient amount of breast milk, and concerned about undernourishment of breast milk. Predictors of exclusive breast feeding by postpartum 6 months were insufficient amount of breast milk, employment before delivery and conceiving next baby.
Conclusion
Influential factors on exclusive breastfeeding turned up differences by postpartum periods among breastfeeding-willing mothers. Therefore, it is recommended that the variables should be considered in developing programs of breastfeeding education.
Key Words: breastfeeding, factors, periods
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