Barriers to timely initiation of breastfeeding among mothers of healthy full-term babies who deliver at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital.

@article{Awi2006BarriersTT,
  title={Barriers to timely initiation of breastfeeding among mothers of healthy full-term babies who deliver at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital.},
  author={Dorka D Awi and Edward Alikor},
  journal={Nigerian journal of clinical practice},
  year={2006},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={57-64}
}
OBJECTIVES (I) To determine the barriers to timely initiation of breastfeeding in mothers who Hospital. (2). To determine if there is any statistical association between the time of initiation of breastfeeding and certain socio-demographic, obstetric, psychosocial and environmental factors in the mother-baby pairs. METHODOLOGICAL: A prospective, hospital-based study of 500 consecutive health mother-infant pairs delivered at UPTH (both vaginally and by Caesarian section). Information was… CONTINUE READING