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Hatami H, Mozafari O, Zakeri S, Kolangi F. Tips on how to wean children from the perspective of traditional Iranian medicine. J Res Dev Nurs Midw. 2020; 17
URL: http://nmj.goums.ac.ir/article-1-1264-en.html
1- Depatment of Public Health, School of Health & Environmental and Occupational Hazards Control Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2- Department of Traditional Medicine, School of medicine, Health Management and Social Development Research Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan,Iran
3- Department of Persian Medicine, School of Persian Medicine, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran.
4- Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , dr.kolaangi@gmail.com
Abstract:   (948 Views)
Background: Just as breastfeeding is important, breastfeeding is one of the most important stages of mother and baby life. Disregard for this stage of a child's life can have profound effects on the physical and mental health of the child and even the mother. Anxiety, restlessness, weight loss, and disruption of the child's relationship to and trust in the mother are the most common.
Methods: This study was a descriptive review and the content of infant weaning in traditional Iranian medical literature was studied. For this purpose, 8 books were selected from the most prestigious sources of traditional Iranian written medicine and extracted and extracted from the lactation section on how to wean. Then the contents of each title from the extracted notes were put together. The texts were translated with difficult prose simplifications and Arabic texts were finally summarized by summarizing these titles.
Results: In ancient medical texts of Iran, the weaning of the baby from mother was reported. It was believed that the best time for a baby to breastfeed is about one year and nine months to two years of age. The best season is spring and then autumn and weaning are not recommended in the summer heat. Breastfeeding should be gradual and gradually replacing breast-feeding with age-appropriate foods. In the alternative food chain, they have recommended a range of suitable foods, including breadcrumbs, egg yolk with breast milk, chicken breast, and chicken salads. It should be noted when breastfeeding that the child does not become dehydrated, so it is advisable to consume sufficient fluids, including cucumber juice, buttermilk, and purslane juice, as well as preventive measures to be taken with henna on the palm of the hand and head. Breastfeeding with something bitter that does not harm the baby is another recommended procedure.
Conclusions: Studying Iranian traditional medicine texts and using the recommended wisdom (after updating them) along with the current methods used may help in better management of conditions such as in the phase of weaning breastfeeding With the least amount of physical and psychological damage Helps, with specialized recommendations for each individual, tailored to each season, appropriate foods and other harmless recommendations.
Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Psychology and Psychiatry

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