Knowledge, attitude and techniques of breastfeeding among Nigerian mothers from a semi-urban community

  title={Knowledge, attitude and techniques of breastfeeding among Nigerian mothers from a semi-urban community},
  author={Chidozie Emmanuel Mbada and Adekemi E Olowookere and Joel Olayiwola Faronbi and Folasade C Oyinlola-Aromolaran and Funmilola Adenike Faremi and Abiola Oladele Ogundele and Taofeek Oluwole Awotidebe and Adepeju A Ojo and Oluwakemi A Augustine},
  booktitle={BMC Research Notes},
Mothers’ poor knowledge and negative attitude towards breastfeeding may influence practices and constitute barriers to optimizing the benefits of the baby-friendly initiative. This study assessed breastfeeding knowledge, attitude and techniques of postures, positioning, hold practice and latch-on among Nigerian mothers from a Semi-Urban community. Three hundred and eighty three consenting lactating mothers who have breastfed for 6 months and up to two years volunteered for this cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING
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