Mother’s Knowledge of Initiative Breast Feeding in Relation to Neonatal Jaundice

Authors

  • Nuhad Mohammed Al Doori1 , Wafaa Ahmed Ameen 2 , Mohommed Talib3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1608

Keywords:

Neonatal Jaundice, Initiative Early Breast Feeding

Abstract

Jaundice is the greatest common situation that needs medicinal care in neonates, which present as yellow

coloration of the skin and sclera related to accumulation of unconjugated bilirubin which was considered a

neurotoxic to cause brain death (Kernicterus). The Aim of this study to identify the effect of successful breast

feeding on neonatal hyperbillirubinemia. Material & method: Design a descriptive design was conducted

through a period of study .The sample & setting: were taken accidentally from (250) mothers who had

children under one year from practicing breast feeding from Babel maternity and pediatric hospital. Data

collection were collected through structured interview and application of the questionnaire with mothers

regarding their early achievement of breast fed their jaundiced .Self-administered instrument which takes

about 30 minutes. Data analysis: data analyzed the equal number of mother’s age were (43.2%) who

were aged (26 - 31) ,with majority (47.2%) of the sample were not educated , therefore that (92.0%) were

not working . The researchers recommend educational booklets construction concerning the ten steps of

successful breast feeding.

Author Biography

Nuhad Mohammed Al Doori1 , Wafaa Ahmed Ameen 2 , Mohommed Talib3

1 Assist. Prof. Dr. College of Nursing, University of Babylon, Iraq; 2Lecturer, Dr. College of Nursing, University of

Babylon, Iraq, 3 Assist. Lecturer, College of Nursing, University of Babylon, Iraq

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Nuhad Mohammed Al Doori1 , Wafaa Ahmed Ameen 2 , Mohommed Talib3. (2020). Mother’s Knowledge of Initiative Breast Feeding in Relation to Neonatal Jaundice. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 1436-1441. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1608

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