Early Breastfeeding Cessation - is It Possible to Prevent?
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00145834|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 5, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 5, 2005
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Breastfeeding Practice Maternal Behaviour Self-Efficacy||Behavioral: community based trial||Phase 1|
Breastfeeding is a complex learned behaviour and not a capability which comes naturally with motherhood. Different types of professional recommendations have been used to support the new mother in this process.
Randomised studies have shown that postnatal support can influence the breastfeeding duration positively. Various studies has offered different kinds of interventions with home visits and/or telephone calls as the generally used approach, but the proper follow-up on the breastfeeding support in the postnatal period after the mother leaves the hospital is not yet clear.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||1456 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Randomised Community Based Experimental Trial in the Health Visitor's Practice Field|
|Study Start Date :||February 2004|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||April 2005|
- Breastfeeding duration
- Satisfaction with the breastfeeding period
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00145834
|Institute of Publich Health, Department of Nursing Science, University of Aarhus|
|Aarhus, Denmark, DK-8000 Aarhus C|
|Study Director:||Ingegerd Harder, Ph.D.||Department of Nursing Science, University of Aarhus|