The Effect of Smart Phone Messaging versus Face-to-Face Counseling on the Primiparous Mothers’ Breastfeeding Self-efficacy: An Educational Intervention

Manoosh Mehrabi; Shole Zarei; Leila Bazrafkan; Ali Reza Safarpour

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 49-55

  Background: Increasing breastfeeding rates around the world is one of the most important goals of the World Health Organization. This study was conducted to investigate the impact of smart phone-based education and regular delivery of designed messages on breastfeeding self-efficacy in primiparous mothers. ...  Read More

Milk Kinship and Implications for Human Milk Banking: A Review

Virginia Thorley

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 1-6

  Context: Articles discussing human milk banking and the sharing of milk among women have increasingly been appearing in the medical and nursing literature in the early-21st century. The articles usually focus on Western-style milk banks, as well as informal ways of providing women’s milk to premature ...  Read More

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Lactation: A Challenging Issue

Mohammad Hashem Hashempur; Mahshid Naseri; Alireza Ashraf

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015

  Context: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a prevalent complaint during pregnancy and lactation. During lactation both environment and hormonal changes can contribute to worsening the symptoms. Some authors believe that CTS in lactation is a separate clinical entity which develops in pregnancy. Therefore, ...  Read More

The Reduction of Maternal Milk Proteins in Mothers Exposed to Passive Smoking: A Prospective Cohort Study

Azar Shamsi; Azam Baheiraei; Shahnaz Khaghani; Afshin Mohsenifar; Anoshirvan Kazemnejad

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 1-4

  Background: The number of cigarette smokers in people of all ages and the resulting second hand smokers are increasing worldwide. Smoking at home, work or in public places puts others at risk of exposure to second hand smoke. Objectives: To study the effects of second-hand smoking on breast milk proteins. Patients ...  Read More