Investigation of mothers' postpartum breastfeeding and comfort conditions


Sahin S., SİNAN Ö.

Health Care for Women International, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
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  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/07399332.2021.1883022
  • Title of Journal : Health Care for Women International

Abstract

© 2021 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.Our study explores the relationship between comfort and breastfeeding scores among 410 postpartum participants in Ankara, Turkey. We collected data through Lactation Rating System and a Postpartum Comfort Questionnaire. In our study, mean Lactation Rating System score was 8.33 ± 1.67 and Postpartum Comfort Questionnaire score was 122.06 ± 0.31. We found that mothers' successful breastfeeding was high and their comfort level was medium. We concluded that mothers’ comfort levels had an impact on successful breastfeeding.