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Effectiveness of “Breastfeeding Support Package” to the ability to breastfeed among postpartum women This Quasi-experimental research (two groups) was aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of “Breastfeeding Support Package” (BFSP) to the ability to breastfeed among postpartum women. Participants were mothers admitted to the postpartum wards. There were 80 mothers, 40 each in both the control and study group. Participants in the control group were assigned to receive routine standard care to promote breastfeeding whereas the study group received “BFSP”. The questionnaires and interview were used for collecting the data. Descriptive statistics were used for analyzing the data. The results revealed that mothers in the study group had a higher rate to achieve exclusively breastfeed their child up to six months than mothers in the control group (57.50 % VS. 30.00%). Moreover, the mean score of knowledge related to breastfeeding in the study group was statistically significantly higher than those in the control group ( = 19.02, 17.42 respectively; p<.05). The mean score of perception of self-efficacy to breastfeed among the two groups was not significantly different (p<.05).
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