International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 209

Table of Content: December 2016; 8(10)

December 2016

Knowledge on birth preparedness and complication readiness in Eastern Region of Nepal

Birth preparedness and complication readiness (BP/CR) strategy encourage women to be informed of danger signs of obstetric complications and emergencies which will help them to recognize problem and reduce the delay on deciding to seek care, making the care-seeking process more efficient. The objective of this study was to assess the knowledge regarding birth preparedness and complication readiness and its effect on the...

Author(s): Prativa Dhakal and Mangala Shrestha

December 2016

Early breastfeeding initiation (EBFI)

The objective of the paper was to describe the concept Early Breastfeeding Initiation (EBFI). Early breastfeeding initiation (EBFI) is recommended within the first hour following giving birth as a simple strategy in enhancing neonatal health and survival. Despite the clear definition by [WHO] on EBFI, some variations still exists across board on what exactly EBFI initiation is. The variations have compounded negatively...

Author(s): Gladys Mugadza, Mathilda Zvinavashe, Felicity, Zvanyadza Gumbo, Babill Stray-Pedersen and Clara Haruzivishe