Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy

Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0487


Abbas Aminu Abdullahi

Department of Early Childhood Care and Education, School of Early Childhood Care and Primary Education Federal College of Education, Kano, Nigeria

  • Review Article   
    Influence of Indigenous Post-Natal Practices on Lactating Mothers’ Emotional Stability in Kano State, Nigeria
    Author(s): Usman Tunde Sa’adu* and Abbas Aminu Abdullahi

    Inappropriate post-natal behavior is not only linked to depression, physical problems, and poorer maternal mood and higher levels of anxiety in mothers and infant’s nutrition but also have significant and far-reaching effects on cognition, behavior, and mental health of children. Hence, the study investigated the influence of indigenous post natal practices on lactating mothers’ emotional stability in Municipal Local Government Area of Kano State Nigeria. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The population of the study comprised all lactating mothers who are within the post-natal period in Municipal Local Government Area of Kano State. The sample consisted of 220 lactating mothers who were selected through purposive sampling from the 11 maternity centers in Municipal Local Government Area of Kano State, Nigeria. A 28-item instrument developed by re.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-0487.20.10.382

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