Title

Understanding the experiences of mothers who are breast feeding an infant with tongue-tie: a hermeneutic phenomenology study.

Publication Date

1-1-2007

Abstract

Understanding the experiences of mothers who are breast feeding an infant with tongue-tie: a hermeneutic phenomenology study.

This project was a collaboration between the West Moreton Health Service District and the Australian Catholic University.

The parties involved are:

  • Sandra Miles (Lecturer, Australian Catholic University),
  • Janet Edmunds Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Clinical Nurse in Child Health, West Moreton Hospital and Health Service, PO Box 878, Ipswich, QLD, 4305, email: janet_edmunds@health.qld.gov.au
  • Prof. Paul Fulbrook, Professor of Nursing, National Centre for Clinical Outcomes Research, Australian Catholic University, and Nursing Director Research and Practice Development, Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane

Literature review on tongue-tie to analyse the evidence regarding tongue-tie to determine if appropriate intervention can reduce its impact on breastfeeding cessation. Interviews with 10 mothers and follow up interview a few weeks later when some of the mothers had had the procedure to treat the tongue-tie on their infants.

Data formats: MP3 audio recordings, hand written notes stored in original format in notebooks and journaling notes stored in original format in notebooks.

Document Type

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