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NICU Nurses and Lactation-Based Support and Care

The purpose of this study was to describe how NICU bedside nurses are providing lactation-based support and care during their shifts and the frequency of that support. The secondary aim was to gain an understanding of the NICU nurses’ attitudes … Continue reading

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Enabling breastfeeding for mothers and babies

This Cochrane Special Collection of systematic reviews on Breastfeeding has been developed to bring the best available evidence on effective care to the attention of decision makers, health professionals, advocacy groups, and women and families, and to support the implementation … Continue reading

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The interaction of personality profile and lactation differs between mothers of late preterm and term neonates

Abstract Late preterm birth, a rapidly growing segment of premature deliveries, has the potential to cause deleterious effects on women’s psycho-emotional experience of labor and the establishment of successful lactation. We compared personality traits by the Lüscher Color Test, the … Continue reading

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Parent-Infant Skin-to-Skin Contact Following Birth: History, Benefits, and Challenges

Abstract: It is a practice with strong roots in nature and has a significant influence on health outcomes, particularly for at-risk newborns in low-resource settings. In this comprehensive review, benefits of SSC for newborns, mothers, and fathers after vaginal and … Continue reading

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The correlation between frequency and duration of breastfeeding and the severity of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia

Introduction: Inadequate intake of calorie or inadequate breastfeeding can cause neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. The present study was conducted to examine the correlation between frequency and duration of breastfeeding and the severity of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia among newborns admitted to Ghaem Hospital of … Continue reading

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