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Mothers' feelings about breastfeeding their premature babies in a rooming-in facility.
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PMID:  20961034     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study aimed at learning about the feelings experienced by mothers while breastfeeding their premature babies in a rooming-in facility, by means of individual interviews with 33 mothers during the period of February to April 2006, at a maternity hospital in Natal/RN/Brazil. The main feelings referred by the mothers regarding their inability to breastfeed their premature babies immediately after delivery were: sorrow, guilt, disappointment, frustration, insecurity, and fear of touching, holding or harming the delicate babies while breastfeeding. However, the mother-child bond that was formed when the baby was discharged from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and taken to the rooming-in facility was reflected by feelings of fulfillment, pride, and satisfaction at experiencing the first breastfeeding.
Authors:
Rejane Marie Barbosa Davim; Bertha Cruz Enders; Richardson Augusto Rosendo da Silva
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da U S P     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0080-6234     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Esc Enferm USP     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0242726     Medline TA:  Rev Esc Enferm USP     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  713-8     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Departamento de Enfermagem da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande de Norte, Natal, RN, Brasil. rejanemb@uol.com.br
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