Postpartum Supportive Care Increases Breastfeeding Effectiveness in Mothers With Twins: Evidence Based Nursing Practice
Lina Ayu Marcelina, Imami Nur Rachmawati, Wiwit Kurniawati
Lina Ayu Marcelina
Available Online 25 November 2020.
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- breastfeeding, postpartum, supportive care, twins
- Objectives: To evaluate Postpartum Supportive Care (PSC) on breastfeeding in mother with twins. Method: One of the evidence-based nursing practice (EBNP) that can be applied to minimize risks to mothers and babies is postpartum supportive care (PSC). The EBNP was applied to five postpartum mothers with twins during hospitalization. PSC were carried out by providing physical support in the form of breast care and oxytocin massage, psychological support in the form of relaxation techniques, information support in the form of education, and advocacy support in the form of husband involvement. We used LATCH Score to evaluate breastfeeding effectiveness. Result: This method was effective for postpartum mothers with twins in breastfeeding effectiveness. Conclusion: PSC can be used for increasing breastfeeding effectiveness in postpartum mother with twins. Families, especially husbands, were advised to continue providing care support through the roles division at home.
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TY - CONF AU - Lina Ayu Marcelina AU - Imami Nur Rachmawati AU - Wiwit Kurniawati PY - 2020 DA - 2020/11/25 TI - Postpartum Supportive Care Increases Breastfeeding Effectiveness in Mothers With Twins: Evidence Based Nursing Practice BT - Proceedings of the International Conference of Health Development. Covid-19 and the Role of Healthcare Workers in the Industrial Era (ICHD 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 50 EP - 53 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.009 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.009 ID - Marcelina2020 ER -