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Ghorbani, S, Mohammadi, R, Malakzadegan, A, Haghani, H. COMPLICATIONS OF INTRAUTERINE DEVICE (I.U.D) AND ITS’ IMPACTS ON BREAST FEEDING PERIOD AT THE TIME OF PLACEMENT. IJN. 2002; 15 (32 and 33) :44-49
URL: http://ijn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-93-en.html

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Background: Placing I.U.D is a very effective method in the prevention of pregnancy, which has increasingly became popular. Women have found it an effective, safe and comfortable method all over the world. I.U.D is also a safe and suitable anti- pregnancy device for breast feeding period. However some reports concerning its’ effects on breast feeding period are available. Objective: Determination of I.U.D complications’ and its’ impacts on breast feeding at time of placement. Design: This was a field study in which the complications of I.U.D were assessed and compared in breast feeding and non breast feeding mothers. Sample: All 731 women which were undergone I.U.D placement, were selected through a census method, among those 451 were breast feeding mothers and the rest did not breast fed their babies. Results: Findings showed that the complication of I.U.D placement were respectively as follow: infection(43.7%), spotting between menstruation cycles (2304%) and cervicitis (22.2%). Also there were significant relation between menstruation bleeding amount (P= 0.001), the menstruation time period (P= 0.00), cervicities (P= 0.005) and breast feeding situation at the time of I.U.D placement. Overall, the result indicated that the impacts of I.U.D placement in breast feeding period are very slight. Conclusion: More investigations are suggested to clear the safety of I.U.D in breast feeding and nonbreast feeding mothers. Improvement of programs such as consultation, riddling, treatment and training of mothers using this device is also recommended.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2007/01/2 | Accepted: 2014/08/25 | Published: 2014/08/25

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