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Investigation of the effect of postpartum home visit intervention on promoting mothers’ exclusive breastfeeding in Falavarjan, Isfahan Province: clinical trial research

Razieh Fallahnejad
Mahnaz Zarshenas
Mahbobeh Valiani
Mehrab Saysdi
Marzieh Akbarzadeh

Department of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
Community Based Psychiatric Care Research Center, Department of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
Department of Midwifery, Nursing and Midwifery Care Research Center, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Student Research Committee, School of Medicine, Department of Biostatistics, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Research Center, Department of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
Family Medicine & Primary Care Review 2021; 23(3): 301–306
Online publish date: 2021/10/05
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