Navigation Links
Privacy an Issue for Nursing Moms in Neonatal ICUs
Date:1/21/2013

MONDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Finding private, quiet places to pump breast milk can be difficult for mothers with babies in neonatal intensive care units, a new study says.

This can cause mothers to miss feedings or be too shy to pump breast milk, which can pose a health risk for low-weight premature babies. Breast milk includes antibodies that help protect infants against infections and gastrointestinal problems, the Case Western Reserve University nursing school researchers explained.

Their study included 15 new mothers in multiple-bed neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) rooms and 25 in single-family NICU rooms. The researchers expected that mothers in the single-family rooms would be less likely to have problems, but that wasn't the case.

Most of the mothers in both types of rooms said they had privacy and comfort concerns and would rather pump breast milk at home, according to the study recently published in the journal Advances in Neonatal Care.

In some cases, the possibility of interruptions kept mothers from starting pumping breast milk because they feared they would miss updates about their baby's progress delivered during a doctor's rounds. Missing that opportunity might mean they would have to wait hours before being able to meet with the doctor again.

Some of the women also said they felt uncomfortable pumping breast milk in front of doctors making their rounds.

"The meaning of privacy might differ for mothers and the hospital. This calls for new ways to create privacy for these mothers who want to breast-feed," study lead researcher Donna Dowling said in a university news release.

Of the 40 mothers in the study, 75 percent said before giving birth that they planned to breast-feed. However, only 45 percent were breast-feeding exclusively when their babies were discharged from the NICU.

Interruptions and privacy weren't the only issues. Many mothers found it difficul
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. AvePoint Compliance Guardian Closes the Door on Privacy, Security & Accessibility Violations
2. Study reveals teenage patients attitude towards social media and privacy
3. FDA Says Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements Can Cause Soft-Tissue Damage, Rottenstein Law Group Reports
4. DIY Eyesight Test Now Published Online at MensHealthIssues.org
5. d’Oliveira & Associates Issues Webpage With Current Information On Stryker Hip Implant Lawsuits
6. Tissue engineers report knee cartilage repair success with new biomaterial
7. Trustifi Patent 8,341,023 Granted by USPTO and New Patent to be Issued for Postmarked Email
8. Health Trends 2013 Report Now Published Online at MensHealthIssues.org
9. ISHLT issues new guidelines for care of mechanical circulatory support device patients
10. AMSSM issues position statement on sport-related concussions
11. Southern Medical Journal presents special issue on disaster preparedness
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Privacy an Issue for Nursing Moms in Neonatal ICUs
(Date:8/30/2014)... 30, 2014 The establishment and ... has been one of the main strategies of ... a positive impact around the world. , Architecturally ... top trained executives and trainers deliver L. Ron ... Vital statistics demonstrate that significant reduction in ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... Seniors Guide, the comprehensive guide to all ... Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, and Memory Loss . , Country ... being diagnosed with the Alzheimer’s, inspired Seniors Guide writers to ... The movie, out on October 14, 2014, shows a ... of the disease – which inspires a final tour from ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter ... one in five patients operated on for broken bones or ... a new study finds. Less-educated patients and patients ... likely to be "doctor shoppers," said study lead author Dr. ... Overall, he said, the study suggests that doctors aren,t talking ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... Administration of colchicine, a plant-based medication commonly used ... showed mixed results in reducing potential complications from ... the risk of gastrointestinal adverse effects, according to ... study is being released early online to coincide ... Cardiology Congress. , Common complications after cardiac surgery ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Bringing forth the great ... announces the Labor Day discount on all SEO ... get the complete services related to internet marketing. Their ... Writers, and others do have a deep understanding for ... in their work and since the inception, they have ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cradle of Aviation Museum Opens Its Doors to Long Island Scientologists 2Health News:Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Focus on Retirement Website SeniorsGuideOnline.com 2Health News:'Doctor-Shopping' for Painkillers Common After Broken-Bone Surgery, Study Finds 2Health News:'Doctor-Shopping' for Painkillers Common After Broken-Bone Surgery, Study Finds 3Health News:Medication shows mixed results in reducing complications from cardiac surgery 2Health News:Profit By Search Announces Labor Day Discount on SEO Services 2
... simple sugar is in fact a critical regulator of ... when disturbed, this process could contribute to cancer or ... and timing of cell division, the researchers say. , ... used inside cells to modify proteins, turning the proteins ...
... range of user-controlled products that would help women protect ... be developed in any form that is convenient to ... ,These microbicides will enable women to negotiate ... at risk and would also help avoid unwanted pregnancies, ...
... a rare, benign intra-articular lesion of unknown aetiology. //It ... synovium, and forms part of the differential diagnosis for ... 50 cases of Lipoma arborescens have previously been reported, ... of other joints including the hip, shoulder, wrist and ...
... continues to grow and currently affects more that ... emphasize a need for alternative diabetes therapies with ... ,The delivery of insulin by the lung may ... diabetes. However, alternative insulin delivery systems must meet ...
... successful completion of Phase II clinical trials of a novel ... suppressing the immune system has been announced by Researchers at ... chronic, painful disease affecting millions worldwide. It is thrice more ... age. It strikes joints on both sides of the body, ...
... to hold on to technological advancements belived to revolutionise ... of computers to improve the quality and effectiveness of ... has now been proved with authencity that even pateints ... successfully educated about health topics using computers that can ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Sugar Helps Control Cell Division 2Health News:Lipoma Arborescens: A Rare Tumor Of The Knee 2Health News:HIIP- A Novel Inhaled Insulin Delivery System As An Alternative To Injectable Insulin Therapy 2Health News:Novel drug holds promise for treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis 2Health News:Computers Can Teach Patients About Screening for Cancer 2
(Date:8/29/2014)... 29, 2014 Research and Markets ... Development Trend Forecast of Pharmaceutical Equipment Market in China, ... Research and Development Trend Forecast of Pharmaceutical Equipment Market ... China,s pharmaceutical equipment industry in ... competition landscape, and business performance of domestic major enterprises, ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... , August 29, 2014 ... Market by Product & Services (Equipment, Reagent, Primer, ... Application (Diagnostics, PCR, QPCR, Gene Synthesis, NGS, DNA, ... MarketsandMarkets, the global Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market is expected ... Million in 2014, growing at a CAGR of ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChemImage will present a workshop focused on ... Forensic Science Society,s 22 nd International Symposium ... Australia .  Forensic Scientists will be in ... imaging can bring to examination procedures. ... Product Development at ChemImage, will host a workshop ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Research and Development Trend Forecast of Pharmaceutical Equipment Market in China, 2014-2018 2Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market Worth $1,712.1 Million by 2019 2Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market Worth $1,712.1 Million by 2019 3Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market Worth $1,712.1 Million by 2019 4ChemImage to Discuss Hyperspectral Imaging for Forensic Investigation at the ANZFSS 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences 2ChemImage to Discuss Hyperspectral Imaging for Forensic Investigation at the ANZFSS 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences 3
... Aug. 5, 2011 Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: ... former CEO and member of the Board of Directors for ... of management in global medical device businesses, has been appointed ... Varian,s Board of Directors also increased its size from nine ...
... FOREST, Ill., Aug. 5, 2011 Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: ... today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of ... presentations include 200 mg, 1 gm and 2 gm with ... sales of more than $750 million in 2010, led by ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Hospira Announces U.S. Approval of Solution Version of Gemcitabine Injection 2Hospira Announces U.S. Approval of Solution Version of Gemcitabine Injection 3
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... System is a panel mounted system that offers ... needs of the heath care professional using the ... available with a dual action lever that allows ... to an IV pole. Similarly, it features ...
Medicine Products: