Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

Published by: Kowsar

Effects of Complementary Medicine on Successful Breastfeeding and its Associated Issues in the Postpartum Period

Fatemeh Sadat Rahnemaie 1 , Elham Zare 2 , Farzaneh Zaheri 3 and Fatemeh Abdi 4 , *
Authors Information
1 MSc Student of Midwifety, Student Research Committee, Nursing and Midwifery faculty, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Midwifery and Reproductive Health, Nursing and Midwifery Faculty, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Clinical Care Research Center, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
4 Student Research Committee, Nursing and Midwifery Faculty, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: 29 (1); e80180
  • Published Online: December 12, 2018
  • Article Type: Systematic Review
  • Received: June 4, 2018
  • Revised: September 15, 2018
  • Accepted: September 16, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.80180

To Cite: Rahnemaie F S , Zare E, Zaheri F, Abdi F. Effects of Complementary Medicine on Successful Breastfeeding and its Associated Issues in the Postpartum Period, Iran J Pediatr. Online ahead of Print ; 29(1):e80180. doi: 10.5812/ijp.80180.

Abstract
Copyright © 2018, Author(s). This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Context
2. Data Sources
3. Results
4. Discussion
5. Conclusions
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
References
  • 1. Papastavrou M, Genitsaridi SM, Komodiki E, Paliatsou S, Midw R, Kontogeorgou A, et al. Breastfeeding in the course of history. J Pediatr Neo Care. 2015;2:96. doi: 10.15406/jpnc.2015.02.00096.
  • 2. Dieterich CM, Felice JP, O'Sullivan E, Rasmussen KM. Breastfeeding and health outcomes for the mother-infant dyad. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2013;60(1):31-48. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2012.09.010. [PubMed: 23178059]. [PubMed Central: PMC3508512].
  • 3. Budzynska K, Gardner ZE, Low Dog T, Gardiner P. Complementary, holistic, and integrative medicine: Advice for clinicians on herbs and breastfeeding. Pediatr Rev. 2013;34(8):343-52. quiz 352-3. doi: 10.1542/pir.34-8-343. [PubMed: 23908361]. [PubMed Central: PMC4530286].
  • 4. World Health Organization. Guidelines on optimal feeding of low birth-weight infants in low-and middle-income countries. Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2011.
  • 5. Thompson JF, Heal LJ, Roberts CL, Ellwood DA. Women's breastfeeding experiences following a significant primary postpartum haemorrhage: A multicentre cohort study. Int Breastfeed J. 2010;5:5. doi: 10.1186/1746-4358-5-5. [PubMed: 20504372]. [PubMed Central: PMC2889881].
  • 6. World Health Organization. Breastfeeding recommendations. Switzerland; 2008.
  • 7. Poorahmad-Garbandi F, Salaezade M, Etehad R. [Reasons for termination of breastfeeding among women referred to Bandar-Abbas health centers]. J Prev Med. 2014;1(1):16-22. Persian.
  • 8. Brand E, Kothari C, Stark MA. Factors related to breastfeeding discontinuation between hospital discharge and 2 weeks postpartum. J Perinat Educ. 2011;20(1):36-44. doi: 10.1891/1058-1243.20.1.36. [PubMed: 22211058]. [PubMed Central: PMC3209743].
  • 9. Wassie SM, Aragie LL, Taye BW, Mekonnen LB. Knowledge, attitude, and utilization of traditional medicine among the communities of Merawi Town, Northwest Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015;2015:138073. doi: 10.1155/2015/138073. [PubMed: 26508974]. [PubMed Central: PMC4609866].
  • 10. The Royal Women's Hospital Foundation . Herbal and Traditional Medicines in Breastfeeding. 2013. Available from: www.thewomens.org.au.
  • 11. Luo Q, Hu Y, Zhang H. Effects of point massage of liver and stomach channel combined with pith and trotter soup on postpartum lactation start time. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2017;37(7):872-6. doi: 10.1080/01443615.2017.1309366. [PubMed: 28569619].
  • 12. Cho J, Ahn HY, Ahn S, Lee MS, Hur MH. Effects of oketani breast massage on breast pain, the breast milk pH of mothers, and the sucking speed of neonates. Korean J Women Health Nurs. 2012;18(2):149-58. doi: 10.4069/kjwhn.2012.18.2.149.
  • 13. Esfahani MS, Berenji-Sooghe S, Valiani M, Ehsanpour S. Effect of acupressure on milk volume of breastfeeding mothers referring to selected health care centers in Tehran. Iran J Nurs Midwifery Res. 2015;20(1):7-11. [PubMed: 25709684]. [PubMed Central: PMC4325417].
  • 14. Gao SB, Wu H, Gao CS. [Effects of Guoshu acupoint pressure therapy on acute mastitis during lactation]. Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2012;32(9):833-4. Chinese. [PubMed: 23227696].
  • 15. Amer MR, Cipriano GC, Venci JV, Gandhi MA. Safety of popular herbal supplements in lactating women. J Hum Lact. 2015;31(3):348-53. doi: 10.1177/0890334415580580. [PubMed: 25881578].
  • 16. Witt AM, Bolman M, Kredit S. Mothers value and utilize early outpatient education on breast massage and hand expression in their self-management of engorgement. Breastfeed Med. 2016;11:433-9. doi: 10.1089/bfm.2016.0100. [PubMed: 27575663].
  • 17. Roozbeh N, Banihashemi F, Mehraban M, Abdi F. Potential role of Factor V Leiden mutation in adverse pregnancy outcomes: An updated systematic review. Biomed Res Ther. 2017;4(12):1832-46. doi: 10.15419/bmrat.v4i12.389.
  • 18. Meng S, Deng Q, Feng C, Pan Y, Chang Q. Effects of massage treatment combined with topical cactus and aloe on puerperal milk stasis. Breast Dis. 2015;35(3):173-8. doi: 10.3233/BD-150401. [PubMed: 25881639].
  • 19. Heberle AB, de Moura MA, de Souza MA, Nohama P. Assessment of techniques of massage and pumping in the treatment of breast engorgement by thermography. Rev Lat Am Enfermagem. 2014;22(2):277-85. doi: 10.1590/0104-1169.3238.2413. [PubMed: 26107836]. [PubMed Central: PMC4292597].
  • 20. Chiu JY, Gau ML, Kuo SY, Chang YH, Kuo SC, Tu HC. Effects of Gua-Sha therapy on breast engorgement: A randomized controlled trial. J Nurs Res. 2010;18(1):1-10. doi: 10.1097/JNR.0b013e3181ce4f8e. [PubMed: 20220605].
  • 21. Foda MI, Kawashima T, Nakamura S, Kobayashi M, Oku T. Composition of milk obtained from unmassaged versus massaged breasts of lactating mothers. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2004;38(5):484-7. [PubMed: 15097435].
  • 22. Khosravan S, Mohammadzadeh-Moghadam H, Mohammadzadeh F, Fadafen SA, Gholami M. The effect of hollyhock (althaea officinalis l) leaf compresses combined with warm and cold compress on breast engorgement in lactating women: A randomized clinical trial. J Evid Based Complementary Altern Med. 2017;22(1):25-30. doi: 10.1177/2156587215617106. [PubMed: 26603219]. [PubMed Central: PMC5871197].
  • 23. As'adi N, Kariman N, Mojab F, Pourhoseingholi MA. The effect of Saqez (Pistacia atlantica) ointment on nipple fissure improvement in breastfeeding women during one-month follow-up. Avicenna J Phytomed. 2017;7(6):477-85. [PubMed: 29299430]. [PubMed Central: PMC5745531].
  • 24. Marrazzu A, Sanna MG, Dessole F, Capobianco G, Piga MD, Dessole S. Evaluation of the effectiveness of a silver-impregnated medical cap for topical treatment of nipple fissure of breastfeeding mothers. Breastfeed Med. 2015;10(5):232-8. doi: 10.1089/bfm.2014.0177. [PubMed: 25989381].
  • 25. Zhao C, Tang R, Wang J, Guan X, Zheng J, Hu J, et al. Six-step recanalization manual therapy: A novel method for treating plugged ducts in lactating women. J Hum Lact. 2014;30(3):324-30. doi: 10.1177/0890334414532314.
  • 26. Akbari SAA, Alamolhoda SH, Baghban AA, Mirabi P. Effects of menthol essence and breast milk on the improvement of nipple fissures in breastfeeding women. J Res Med Sci. 2014;19(7):629-33. [PubMed: 25364362]. [PubMed Central: PMC4214021].
  • 27. Shahrahmani N, Amir Ali Akbari S, Mojab F, Mirzai M, Shahrahmani H. [The effect of Zizyphus Jujuba fruit lotion on improvement of nipple fissure pain in breastfeeding primipara women]. Iran J Obstet Gynecol Infertil. 2016;19(35):13-21. Persian.
  • 28. Centuori S, Burmaz T, Ronfani L, Fragiacomo M, Quintero S, Pavan C, et al. Nipple care, sore nipples, and breastfeeding: A randomized trial. J Hum Lact. 1999;15(2):125-30. doi: 10.1177/089033449901500210. [PubMed: 10578788].
  • 29. Mohammadzadeh A, Farhat A, Esmaeily H. The effect of breast milk and lanolin on sore nipples. Saudi Med J. 2005;26(8):1231-4. [PubMed: 16127520].
  • 30. Mirzaie P, Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi S, Goljarian S, Mirghafourvand M, Hoseinie MB. The effect of foot reflexology massage on breast milk volume of mothers with premature infants: A randomized controlled trial. Eur J Integr Med. 2018;17:72-8. doi: 10.1016/j.eujim.2017.11.010.
  • 31. Susilawati S, Karnasih IGA, Wildan M. The differences decline breast engorgement conducted conventional methods (breast massage) with herb yeast-katu. UNEJ e-Proceeding. 2017:282-5.
  • 32. Dehghani M, Babazadeh R, Khadivzadeh T, Azam Pourhosseini S, Esmaeili H. [Effect of breast oketani-massage on the severity of breast engorgement]. Iran J Obstet Gynecol Infertil. 2017;20(5):30-8. Persian.
  • 33. Demirci JR, Bare S, Cohen SM, Bogen DL. Feasibility and acceptability of two complementary and alternative therapies for perceived insufficient milk in mothers of late preterm and early term infants. Altern Complement Ther. 2016;22(5):196-203. doi: 10.1089/act.2016.29072.jrd. [PubMed: 29180842]. [PubMed Central: PMC5123620].
  • 34. Lavigne V, Gleberzon BJ. Ultrasound as a treatment of mammary blocked duct among 25 postpartum lactating women: A retrospective case series. J Chiropr Med. 2012;11(3):170-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcm.2012.05.011. [PubMed: 23449233]. [PubMed Central: PMC3437340].
  • 35. Kobayashi M. Breast massage method to stimulate milk excretion: The Oketani method for a connective tissue massage. Obstet Gynecol. 1982:157-92.
  • 36. Kobayashi M. The change of milk quality induced by the Oketani massage method. Neonatal Care. 2000;13:133-41.
  • 37. Ohno N. Change of composition and physiological activity in milk obtained by the Oketani breast massage method [dissertation]. Japan: Shinshu; 2001.
  • 38. Xu WR, Lin HS, Chen XY, Zhang Y. Yin-yang balance therapy on regulating cancer stem cells. J Tradit Chin Med. 2011;31(2):158-60. [PubMed: 21977819].
  • 39. Lo SB, Liu NM. Combined Chinese medicine and Gua-Sha therapy to acute mastitis: Clinical controlled trial. Li Shi Zhen Med Mater Med Res. 2008;19(5):1222-3.
  • 40. Chang YS, Chang ML. [Introduction to Chinese medicine nursing]. Taipei, Taiwan, ROC: Wenchin; 2007. Chinese.
  • 41. Walls D. Herbs and natural therapies for pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding. Int J Childbirth Educ. 2009;24(2):29.
  • 42. Kaithwas G, Singh P, Bhatia D. Evaluation of in vitro and in vivo antioxidant potential of polysaccharides from Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis Miller) gel. Drug Chem Toxicol. 2014;37(2):135-43. doi: 10.3109/01480545.2013.834350. [PubMed: 24524259].
  • 43. Tabandeh MR, Oryan A, Mohammadalipour A. Polysaccharides of Aloe vera induce MMP-3 and TIMP-2 gene expression during the skin wound repair of rat. Int J Biol Macromol. 2014;65:424-30. doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2014.01.055. [PubMed: 24491493].
  • 44. Butera D, Tesoriere L, Di Gaudio F, Bongiorno A, Allegra M, Pintaudi AM, et al. Antioxidant activities of sicilian prickly pear (Opuntia ficus indica) fruit extracts and reducing properties of its betalains: Betanin and indicaxanthin. J Agric Food Chem. 2002;50(23):6895-901. [PubMed: 12405794].
  • 45. Allegra M, Ianaro A, Tersigni M, Panza E, Tesoriere L, Livrea MA. Indicaxanthin from cactus pear fruit exerts anti-inflammatory effects in carrageenin-induced rat pleurisy. J Nutr. 2014;144(2):185-92. doi: 10.3945/jn.113.183657. [PubMed: 24306215].
  • 46. Song JY, Guo ZJ, Zheng N, Wu N, Mao JJ, Pang XM. [Study on in vitro release and transdermal behaviors of mumps cataplasm of complex prescription]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2010;33(8):1330-2. Chinese. [PubMed: 21213548].
  • 47. Kazemirad M, Khodakarami N, Salamzadeh J, Nasiri N, Kazemi M, Moattar F. Comparison of calendit-e cream versus expressed breast milk. Adv Nurs Midwifery. 2013;23(820).
  • 48. Svensson KE, Velandia MI, Matthiesen AS, Welles-Nystrom BL, Widstrom AM. Effects of mother-infant skin-to-skin contact on severe latch-on problems in older infants: A randomized trial. Int Breastfeed J. 2013;8(1):1. doi: 10.1186/1746-4358-8-1. [PubMed: 23497501]. [PubMed Central: PMC3606616].
  • 49. Jacobs A, Abou-Dakn M, Becker K, Both D, Gatermann S, Gresens R, et al. S3-guidelines for the treatment of inflammatory breast disease during the lactation period: AWMF guidelines, registry no. 015/071 (short version) awmf leitlinien-register nr. 015/071 (kurzfassung). Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd. 2013;73(12):1202-8. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1360115. [PubMed: 24771901]. [PubMed Central: PMC3964351].
  • 50. Haghdoost F, Baradaran Mahdavi MM, Zandifar A, Sanei MH, Zolfaghari B, Javanmard SH. Pistacia atlantica resin has a dose-dependent effect on angiogenesis and skin burn wound healing in rat. Evid-Based Compl Alt. 2013;2013. doi: 10.1155/2013/893425.
  • 51. Kazem AR, Sharifan A, Aghazadeh MM. Study of chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of peppermint essential oil. J Comp Pathobiol Iran. 2011;7(4):355-63.
  • 52. Willis DN, Liu B, Ha MA, Jordt SE, Morris JB. Menthol attenuates respiratory irritation responses to multiple cigarette smoke irritants. FASEB J. 2011;25(12):4434-44. doi: 10.1096/fj.11-188383. [PubMed: 21903934]. [PubMed Central: PMC3236628].
  • 53. Morland-Schultz K, Hill PD. Prevention of and therapies for nipple pain: A systematic review. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2005;34(4):428-37. doi: 10.1177/0884217505276056. [PubMed: 16020410].
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments