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Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative for Neonatal Wards: impact on breastfeeding practices among preterm infants

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Balaminut, Talita [1] ; Semenic, Sonia [2] ; Haiek, Laura N. [3] ; Rossetto, Edilaine Giovanini [4] ; Leite, Adriana Moraes [1] ; Monti Fonseca, Luciana Mara [1] ; Christoffel, Marialda Moreira [5] ; Silvan Scochi, Carmen Gracinda [1]
Total Authors: 8
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, SP - Brazil
[2] McGill Univ, Ingram Sch Nursing, Montreal, PQ - Canada
[3] McGill Univ, Dept Family Med, Montreal, PQ - Canada
[4] Univ Estadual Londrina, Londrina, Parana - Brazil
[5] Univ Fed Rio de Janeiro, Rio De Janeiro - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 5
Document type: Journal article
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem; v. 74, n. 4 2021.
Web of Science Citations: 0

Objective: to assess breastfeeding support practices for preterm infants at two Baby-Friendly hospitals in southeastern Brazil, comparing the effect of implementing the guidelines for Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative for Neonatal wards. Methods: a quasi-experimental study, pre- and post-intervention with control. Implementation of this initiative in the intervention hospital using Knowledge Translation. Data collection on compliance with the adapted Ten Steps, Three Guiding Principles and the Code before and after the intervention was carried out via interviews with mothers of preterm babies and professionals, unit observation and documentary analysis in the intervention and control hospitals. Intra-intergroup comparison was performed. Results: increases in global compliance with the Three Principles, Ten Steps, the Code, partial compliance with each Principle and in most Steps was greater in the intervention hospital. Conclusion: this initiative improved practices related to breastfeeding in the intervention hospital, demonstrating the potential to improve care and breastfeeding in neonatal wards. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 16/15806-9 - Discussing the impact of the baby friendly hospital initiative in neonatal units in the prevalence of breastfeeding in preterm infants
Grantee:Talita Balaminut
Support Opportunities: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate (Direct)
FAPESP's process: 14/10680-1 - Effectiveness of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative on neonatal units - Neo-BFHI implementation in the prevalence of breastfeeding in premature infants
Grantee:Talita Balaminut
Support Opportunities: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate (Direct)