Volume 10 , Issue 3 , June 2021 , Pages: 151 - 155
The Effect of Transitional Care Mode on Exclusive Breastfeeding Rate of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Patients
Zhili Chen, Transitional Care Department, the First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Lin Wang, Transitional Care Department, the First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Shiyi Zhang, Transitional Care Department, the First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Yihong Wu, Nursing College of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Received: Mar. 23, 2021;       Accepted: Apr. 13, 2021;       Published: Apr. 29, 2021
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajns.20211003.12        View        Downloads  
Objective: To explore the effect of transitional care mode on the exclusive breastfeeding rate of patients with gestational diabetes mellitus patients (GDM). Methods: A retrospective survey of patients who had undergone regular obstetrics and delivery in the hospital was carried out from December 2016 to December 2017. A random selection of 110 patients with GDM was included as the control group, and routine measures were taken. A total of 110 patients with GDM were selected as the experiment group. The whole nursing intervention was conducted with nurses in transitional care department on the basis of routine measures. The patients’ knowledge about breastfeeding and the breastfeeding rate of the two groups were compared and analyzed. Results: A total of 220 patients with GDM were recruited. The awareness rate of breastfeeding could help to regulate glucose and lipid metabolism of mothers and newborns were higher than that in the control group (P<0.001). For the issues related to breastfeeding, the experiment group was lower than the control group (P<0.001). And after transitional care, the rate of exclusive breastfeeding was higher in the experiment group (P<0.001). Conclusion: The postpartum transitional care mode can effectively increase the rate of postpartum exclusive breastfeeding of GDM patients and is worthy of reference by peers.
Transitional Care Intervention, Gestational Diabetes, Exclusive Breastfeeding
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Zhili Chen, Lin Wang, Shiyi Zhang, Yihong Wu, The Effect of Transitional Care Mode on Exclusive Breastfeeding Rate of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Patients, American Journal of Nursing Science . Vol. 10 , No. 3 , 2021 , pp. 151 - 155 . doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20211003.12
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