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Type: Artigo
Title: The Influence Beliefs And Taboos In Breastfeeding
Title Alternative: A Influência De Crenças E Tabus Alimentares Na Amamentação
Author: Lima M.M.L.
Silva T.K.R.
Tsupal P.A.
De Freitas Melhem A.R.
Brecailo M.K.
Dos Santos E.F.
Abstract: Cultural factors, such as food taboos, negatively influence the promotion of breastfeeding, resulting in early weaning. The aim of this study was to investigate differences in eating habits of a group of mothers in relation to breastfeeding. Cross-sectional study consisting of mothers of children under two years old enrolled in the Child Care Program of two Basic Health Units of Guarapuava-PR. One located in the peripheral region (US 1) and the other in the central area (US 2) to detect differences in eating habits of this population. The study included 96 mothers with mean age 25,11 years, of which 86.5% said they believed that some food would undermine breastfeeding. The main foods to be avoided, according to the mothers, were acidic foods, alcohol, chocolate and soft drinks. Mothers of units 1 and 2 have made mention consumption of foods derived from corn, and only two mentioned in the U.S. 2 beer consumption as food lactogenic black. No differences were found between the health U.S. 1 and U.S. 2. In relation to dietary restrictions were not found relevant data related to the taboos of the interviewees. Highlights the importance of orientation to promote breastfeeding and encourage mothers to solve any doubts, avoiding early weaning and continued breastfeeding until two years of age or older child.
Subject: Breastfeeding
Eating Habits
Food Taboo
Editor: Centro Universitario Sao Camilo
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.15343/0104-7809.20164002221229
Date Issue: 2016
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