Introduction: One of the important factors for contraceptive choice is personal desires. There are various factors affecting mothers' desire in choosing contraceptive method in postpartum period.
These factors cause two different mothers in the same conditions not to desire to use the same method. The aims of this research are determining lactating mothers' desires for choosing contraceptive method and the related factors Methods: This study is a descriptive analytical cross sectional research type. The samples for this study are 384 lactating mothers referring to family planning services for the first time after delivery in Isfahan health centers. The sampling method was convenience and the data were collected with a questionnaire by interview. Descriptive and analytical statistical methods have been used in order to analyze the data in SPSS and EPI soft wares
Results: The findings indicated that the most common desired contraceptive method in lactating mothers was coitus interrupts [27.4%] . Also the following variables are as husbands, number of parity and alive children, age of the latest child, having knowledge of contraceptive methods and marital duration [P0.05] Discussion: Lactating mothers desires should be investigated in family planning consultation and the mothers should be obliged to avoid using contraceptive method with high failure rate [coitus interrupts]
M. Noroozi ,M. Noroozi ,M. Farmahini Farahani ,H. A. Abedi ,N. Bashardoost ,
[The related factors with lactating mothers’ desires for choosing contraceptive method],
Nurs. Midwifery Res. 2004;
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