They always have a program going on. For more information on global midwifery, contact us Homepage. These prior studies suggest that adolescent mothers, as is the situation with older mothers, have multiple role obligations in addition to their maternal role. She stated during the infant feeding tracking that although she did have sore nipples, this pain was not enough to cause her to quit breastfeeding. She also struggles with the limited time that she has with the baby:
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Early breastfeeding experiences of adolescent mothers: a qualitative prospective study
She is excited about becoming a mom, but her current concerns center around raising a boy: Young women are less likely to breastfeed than older mothers and have a more rapid discontinuation rate [ 1 - 3 ]. However, the young mothers involved in the retrospective checking recognised and identified with the codes and themes presented to them. All of the teens in our study indicated that they had adults around them who supported breastfeeding. Data analysis Data were recorded, transcribed verbatim, coded inductively and analysed thematically. Some young women felt that exclusive breastfeeding was not sustainable in their day-to-day lives, but that combining it with bottle-feeding created a perfect feeding method:.