Corresponding author. A structured data collection tool was administered three times at hospital discharge, during consultation between days postpartum, and by telephone one month after discharge. Descriptive statistics were used in the analyses of the resulting data. There was a gradual reduction of breastfeeding in the population of teenage mothers in this study. Problems were identified that led to decreased breastfeeding, including: nipple trauma, and inadequate suckling at the breast by the infant, but at discharge the mothers were able to demonstrate understanding of how to properly breastfeed. Descriptors: Maternal and child health; Breast feeding; Pregnancy in adolescence. Studies have indicated an underestimated ability of the adolescent to care for the child.
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We can't make this stuff up! I first saw this subject being discussed on Facebook, and being a guy doesn't give me the right to tell a woman what to do with her body, but as a guy, I don't want my son breast feeding until he's 12 years old either. As I was reading the article about the lady who breast feeds her year-old son , I was thinking this has to be a joke. But the more I read, the more I realized she is definitely off her rocker.
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Although the Georgia mom had picked a spot where she felt comfortable, that apparently didn't matter to the office receptionist, who approached Suzie with a blanket. The mom originally thought it was a kind gesture in case the baby was cold, but when this mama realized it was intended to cover her up, she had her husband start filming the upsetting exchange. The reason for this fellow woman's confrontation was that there were two teenage boys in the waiting room.
I know that the health benefits are undeniable, the physical side effects at times exhausting, but the spiritual and emotional worth like no other. I found myself always either blissfully breastfeeding, or eagerly looking forward to the next time I would get to breastfeed my precious son. I became a woman obsessed, like an anxious little kid looking forward to a trip to the toy store every day. My husband took to calling me A-teet-a. I swear I nearly lost all my single and childless friends. Why you would ever want to stop. I have always been my own woman, and when it comes to parenting, I do not believe there are any hard fast rules we need to follow. Okay, maybe one: love your child as best you can. When my son turned 1, many friends, and even my own mother, asked if I was planning to stop breastfeeding soon. He turned 3, 4, 5, 6—I still felt the magic of breastfeeding, and I still felt no impulse to put an end to that feeling.