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Nutrición Hospitalaria

On-line version ISSN 1699-5198Print version ISSN 0212-1611

Abstract

MENDEZ JACOBO, Névedy; GARCIA ROJAS VAZQUEZ, Luisa Estefanía; REYES BARRETERO, Diana Yolanda  and  TRUJANO RAMOS, Luis Alfredo. Factors affecting the abandonment of breastfeeding in a support program for the same in the hospital for women, morelia michoacan in the period from september to november 2014. Nutr. Hosp. [online]. 2015, vol.32, n.6, pp.2618-2621. ISSN 1699-5198.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3305/nh.2015.32.6.9524.

Introduction: there are certain factors that influence the early cessation of breastfeeding among which are the demographic, cultural, biological and psychological. Objective: to analyze sociodemographic factors influencing the abandonment of breastfeeding in a support group to it. Methodology: descriptive, prospective, observational, cross-sectional study at the Hospital for Women in Morelia Michoacán, from September to November 2014, a total of 86 women in the postpartum period gynecology floor. Results: the reasons why the LME is abandoned are: age under 25 years (19.1%), urban locality (16.9%), and marital cohabitation (15.7%), and work (9%). Conclusions: most of the women had that age, education level and location are the main factors that influence as to abandon breastfeeding before the recommended time.

Keywords : Breastfeeding; Factors influencing; Abandonment.

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