Difficulties in Breastfeeding: Easy Solution by Oketani Breast Massage

Background: Breastfeeding is universally recommended feeding method for promoting child survival. Many mothers in developing countries do not practice optimum breastfeeding due to difficulties in the breast that may lead to temporary or permanent cessation of breastfeeding. Oketani breast massage approach is one such technique to overcome those difficulties for successful lactation to promote child growth. The aim of this study was to assess the difficulties in breastfeeding and mother’s expression on benefits of  Oketani breast massage.


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