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Mothers’ Practices: The Time Of Stopping Breastfeeding, Reasons For Stopping Breastfeeding And Methods Which Used In This Period


This study was aimed to determine the time of stopping breastfeeding, reasons for stopping breastfeeding and methods which mothers’ used during this period. The study was completed by totally 206 mothers. Data were collected by a questionnaire and in the evaluation of the data percentage calculations have been used. It is determined that 34 % of mothers stopped breastfeeding when their babies were six months. Mothers’ main reason for stopping breastfeeding was "lack of milk" (42.7 %). A total of 30.1 percent of the mothers joined to this study expressed that they put away their babies from the breast with different applications to the nipple.

Yayınlandığı Kaynak : International Journal of Human Sciences
  • Yıl : 2004
  • Cilt : 1
  • ISSN : 2458-9489
  • Sayı : 2
  • eISSN : 1303-5134
  • Sayfa Aralığı : 0-0
  • IO Kayıt No : 41969
  • Yayıncı : J-Human Sciences