Volume 33, Issue 2 (12-2023)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2023, 33(2): 354-357 | Back to browse issues page

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Alipour A, Ahmadi M, Dabbaghzadeh M R, kargar-soleimanabad S, Tehrani-Zamani F. Assessment of Family Health Unit Employees' Knowledge about Relactation and Induced Lactation in Healthcare Centers in Sari, 2023. J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2023; 33 (2) :354-357
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Background and purpose: The main purpose of this study was to assess the level of knowledge of Family Health Unit employees in healthcare centers in Sari with regard to the relactation and induced lactation in 2023.
Materials and methods: In this qualitative and cross-sectional study, the level of knowledge of the healthcare service employees for mothers and children in healthcare centers in Sari in increasing breastfeeding were evaluated.
Results: The result of this study revealed that only 9 participants (18%) reported previous activity in promoting relactation and induced lactation, and all of these participants also had successful experience in increasing relactation and induced lactation. The mean score (standard deviation) of participants' knowledge level was 15.28 (2.33).
Conclusion: The findings of the present study highlighted that Family Health Unit employees who are effectively involved with mothers and infants can have successful experience in exclusive breastfeeding with breast milk, both naturally and induced, if they have sufficient knowledge.
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Type of Study: Brief Report | Subject: Epidemiology

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