Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2018

  • Breastfeeding in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Yalgado Ouedraogo Teaching Hospital: Knowledge, Practices and Factors Affecting Early Initiation

    Yobi Alexis Sawadogo, Sibraogo Kiemtoré, Dantola Paul Kain, Issa Ouédraogo, Adama Ouattara, Hyacinthe Zamane, Ali Ouédraogo, Blandine Thieba

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2018
    Pages: 120-126
    Received: 8 December 2018
    Accepted: 26 December 2018
    Published: 22 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jgo.20180606.11
    Abstract: Breastfeeding is a practice that has existed since the beginning of procreation. The rate of early initiation of breastfeeding at birth remains modest. The objective of this study was to assess women's knowledge of breastfeeding and to look for factors influencing the early initiation of breastfeeding. A cross-sectional study was conducted in the D... Show More