Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing
Research Article

Type of Delivery, Time of Initial Breastfeeding, and Skin-to-Skin Contact of Pregnant Women Participating in Childbirth Preparation Education

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Msc., Eğitim Hemşiresi, Zeynep Kamil Kadın ve Çocuk Hastalıkları Hastanesi, İstanbul, Türkiye

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Ebe, Zeynep Kamil Kadın ve Çocuk Hastalıkları Hastanesi, Gebe Okulu, İstanbul, Türkiye

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Msc., Ebe, Kadıköy Toplum Sağlığı Merkezi, İstanbul, Türkiye

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Hemşire, Zeynep Kamil Kadın ve Çocuk Hastalıkları Hastanesi, İnfertilite Polikliniği, İstanbul, Türkiye

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Sorumlu Hemşire, Zeynep Kamil Kadın ve Çocuk Hastalıkları Hastanesi, Yenidoğan Bebek Odası, İstanbul, Türkiye

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Sorumlu Hemşire, Zeynep Kamil Kadın ve Çocuk Hastalıkları Hastanesi, Doğumhane, İstanbul, Türkiye

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Sorumlu Hemşire, Zeynep Kamil Kadın ve Çocuk Hastalıkları Hastanesi, Perinatoloji Servisi, İstanbul, Türkiye

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Hemşire, Zeynep Kamil Kadın ve Çocuk Hastalıkları Hastanesi, Doğum Sonu Servisi, İstanbul, Türkiye

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Op. Dr., Zeynep Kamil Kadın ve Çocuk Hastalıkları Hastanesi, İstanbul, Türkiye

FNJN Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing 2018; 26: 31-43
DOI: 10.26650/FNJN.387192
Read: 296 Downloads: 145 Published: 18 November 2019

Aim: This study was carried out in order to evaluate the type of delivery, the time of initial breastfeeding and skin-to-skin contact of the childbirth preparation education which was attended by the the maternity training scool.

Method: This descriptive study included 180 participants who were selected through simple random numbers chart from among the individuals who had attended and completed the childbirth preparation education at the maternity training school of a training and research hospital located on the Asian side of İstanbul province from August 1, 2013, to August 1, 2015. The Maternity Identification Sheet comprising 59 questions designed by the researcher in accordance with the literature was used for data collection.

Results: Mean age of the 180 study individuals was 30±0.2 years, ranging from 19 to 43 years. Among the study participants, 45.6% of the women had vaginal delivery with episiotomy, 5% had normal delivery, and 30% had cesarean delivery with general anesthesia. There was a statistically significant correlation between the type and the place of delivery (p=0.000). However, no statistically significant correlation was observed between the type of delivery, the initial breastfeeding time, and the status of breastfeeding (p=0.878).

Conclusion: Prenatal preparation education was found to have an effect on requesting and implementing skin-to-skin contact, and a statistically significant correlation was observed between the type of delivery and the initial breastfeeding time.

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