Comparison of the Knowledge and Attitudes of Midwives about Breastfeeding with Breastfeeding Behaviors of the Mothers They Provide Counseling


Duran S., Duran R., ŞAHİN E. M. , Dagdeviren N., Guzel A.

TRAKYA UNIVERSITESI TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI, vol.27, no.1, pp.11-17, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : TRAKYA UNIVERSITESI TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.11-17

Abstract

Objectives: Midwives and nurses are considered as the essential sources of information about feeding and nutrition of the babies, who encourage breastfeeding and support the mother. In this study, it is aimed to compare the knowledge and attitudes of midwives and nurses about breastfeeding with breastfeeding practices of the mothers they provide counseling on baby feeding.