ประสิทธิผลของโครงการส่งเสริมการเลี้ยงลูกด้วยนมแม่แก่มารดาในเขตอำเภอโพธาราม จังหวัดราชบุรี

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  • Pongpot Theeranantachai, M.D. กลุ่มงานสูตินรีเวชกรรม โรงพยาบาลโพธาราม จังหวัดราชบุรี

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Objectives
1. To examine the effectiveness of the breastfeeding promotion project to the mothers at Photharam district, Ratchaburi province.
2. To conduct a comparative research about the average scores of knowledge and attitude towards the breastfeeding among mothers at Photharam district, Ratchaburi province between the pre-experimental scores and post-experimental scores in the control group and the experimental group.

Materials and methods
This research is the quasi-experimental research. The subjects consisted of 80 mothers who received the pre-natal service at Photharam hospital and they were pleased to attend this project. The project period has been from September 2007 to August 2010. The instruments of this research included the questionnaires to find out the general information, knowledge and attitude towards breastfeeding as well as the questionnaires to monitor the problems and hindrance of breastfeeding. These instruments were constructed by the researcher. The data were received, then analyzed comprised of the frequency distribution of number, percentage, mean, standard deviation, t-test and paired t-test.

Results In this research, before the experiment, the subjects in both control and experimental group gained the similar average scores of knowledge and attitude towards breastfeeding. However, after comparing the post-experimental average scores of knowledge and attitude towards breastfeeding between these two groups, the experimental group achieved higher average scores of knowledge and attitude towards breastfeeding than other group, but this difference was not significant at a statistical level. In addition, there were more mothers of the experimental group, who have had the breastfeeding longer than 6 months, than those of the control group for 27.5%. The national goal encouraging the breastfeeding longer than 6 months among at least 30% of mothers has not been met yet. The results of this research would be further utilized to improve and find out other methods and activities for the sustainable breastfeeding promotion.

Conclusion This research made us aware that extending the breastfeeding period to be longer than 6 months was a tough task. However, the results of this research would be further utilized to improve and find out other methods and activities for the sustainable breastfeeding promotion.

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Author Biography

Pongpot Theeranantachai, M.D., กลุ่มงานสูตินรีเวชกรรม โรงพยาบาลโพธาราม จังหวัดราชบุรี

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2018-05-29