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Pregnancy & Child Birth

Current Issue - Volume 4 Issue 6

Research Article

Anyanwu M,1,2 Nyan O,1,2 Gai B,333 Thompson D1

International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth - 2018
Case Report

Júlia Morata Alba, Raquel Gil Piquer, JI Cambra Sirera

International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth - 2018
Research Article
1.1. Aim: To assess Portuguese fathers’ knowledge on breastfeeding at 28-32 gestational weeks and to examine fathers’ knowledge in relation to socio-demographics and paternal characteristics. 
1.2. Design: A cross-sectional design was used. The face-to-face interviewing was used to collected data using a dichotomy clinical instrument composed by 18 knowledge breastfeeding descriptors that emerged from literature review and validated by a panel of experts. The reliability was established using Kuder-Richardson Coefficient and it was 0.84. 
1.3. Setting: Health Centers in a region of North of Portugal. Participants: Participated in the study a convenience sample of 143 fathers. 
1.4. Key findings: More than 90% of fathers revealed lack of knowledge in 14 out of 18 subjects assessed. Age, education, parity, planned pregnancy showed no difference. The difference was observed in relation to prenatal decision to breastfeeding and in willingness to support breastfeeding mother. 
1.5. Conclusions: Fathers’ knowledge on breastfeeding is very poor and the prenatal involvement is relevant to pro-mote father knowledge to support breastfeeding mother. Future implications: There is a need to develop fathers’ knowledge to support mothers’ decisions and actions concerning to the breastfeeding. Thus, to contribute for breastfeeding success, the father must be considered as a client of care.
1.1. Aim: To assess Portuguese fathers’ knowledge on breastfeeding at 28-32 gestational weeks and to examine fathers’ knowledge in relation to socio-demographics and paternal characteristics. 
1.2. Design: A cross-sectional design was used. The face-to-face interviewing was used to collected data using a dichotomy clinical instrument composed by 18 knowledge breastfeeding descriptors that emerged from literature review and validated by a panel of experts. The reliability was established using Kuder-Richardson Coefficient and it was 0.84. 
1.3. Setting: Health Centers in a region of North of Portugal. Participants: Participated in the study a convenience sample of 143 fathers. 
1.4. Key findings: More than 90% of fathers revealed lack of knowledge in 14 out of 18 subjects assessed. Age, education, parity, planned pregnancy showed no difference. The difference was observed in relation to prenatal decision to breastfeeding and in willingness to support breastfeeding mother. 
1.5. Conclusions: Fathers’ knowledge on breastfeeding is very poor and the prenatal involvement is relevant to pro-mote father knowledge to support breastfeeding mother. Future implications: There is a need to develop fathers’ knowledge to support mothers’ decisions and actions concerning to the breastfeeding. Thus, to contribute for breastfeeding success, the father must be considered as a client of care.
Fathers’ to be’ knowledge about breastfeeding

Alexandrina Cardoso,1 Abel Paiva E Silva,Heimar Marin2

International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth - 2018
Research Article

Adeola Olukosi,1 Bamgboye M Afolabi1,2

International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth - 2018
Mini Review

Juan Piazze

International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth - 2018
Research Article

Kulwinder Kaur

International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth - 2018
Case Report

Deepti Jain

International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth - 2018
Research Article

Rosnah Sutan,1 Nur Ezdiani Mohamed,1 Zaleha Abdullah Mahdy,2 Shareena Ishak,3 Khadijah Shamsuddin,1 Idayu Badilla Idris,2 Shuhaila Ahmad,2 Rohana Jaafar,3 Aniza Ismail,1 Saperi Sulong4

International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth - 2018
Research Article

Hany Hassan kamel

International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth - 2018
Review Article

Ansha Yesuf,1 Worku  Necho Asfere2

International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth - 2018
Research Article

Madiha Abdalla El Sayed,1 Amir Ahmed Abdalla2

International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth - 2018
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