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The effect of mini-pill contraceptive pill on the level of milk lactose in mothers referring to health centers in Gorgan
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Background & Aim: Breastfeeding is the safest and most natural method of infants feeding and have unique combination. Mothers during the 1st 6 months postpartum use Mini pills containing progestin for contraceptive that cause inhibited the prolactin secretion and decrease the amount of milk lactose. Therefore, considering the importance of incorporating natural breast milk for infant growth and development, the impact of this pill on breast milk lactose amount is needed.
Material & Methods: A case-control study was performed on 80 lactating mothers who referred to Gorgan health centers in 2011. Convenient sampling based on goal was done. Case group was forty lactating mothers who received progestogen contraceptive pill called Linastrnol (mini pill) and the control group, forty lactating mothers were not using any method to avoid pregnancy. Two groups were matched based on age of infant and BMI. Data collection performed by two-part checklist. Data were analyzed using descriptive and analytical test by SPSS16.
Results: Mean age of women was 25.65± 3.97. The mean lactose obtained in cases group was 6.08±0.44 .The mean lactose obtained in control group was 6.28±0.51. There was Statistical significant relationship between the mean lactose in both groups (p=0.000).
Conclusion: Mothers who used mini pill had less average lactose than the others.
Keywords: Breastfeeding, Lactose, Mini pill, Infant
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/08/22 | Accepted: 2017/08/22 | Published: 2017/08/22

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